Weather

County,
Heat Advisory issued July 27 at 1:05PM CDT until July 28 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1:05 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

...OPPRESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO RETURN TO THE REGION...
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT TUESDAY...
* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER MID 90S COMBINED WITH
OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE
105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE BOTH THIS AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM FAIRFIELD TO
SHAWNEETOWN ILLINOIS TO MURRAY KENTUCKY.
* A HEAT INDEX OF 105 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHERE
THE BODY BEGINS TO SUCCUMB TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT...MAKING
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE A GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS
ARE NOT TAKEN.

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