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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
430 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-241000-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
430 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. HEAT INDEX READINGS
OF 100 TO 105 ARE EXPECTED AND WITH THE ACCUMULATIVE EFFECT OF
SEVERAL DAYS OF HIGH HUMIDITY AND HEAT...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT
WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TODAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA...BUT A BETTER CHANCE FOR STORMS MAY OCCUR LATER TONIGHT
ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. THESE STORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING IN AREAS SATURATED FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
DAYS. THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS. THE
STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS PLACED AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND
NORTH OF A LINE FROM CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA...TO MOUNT CARROLL IN
NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS IN A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
SUNDAY...THEN MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 SUNDAY NIGHT. THERE IS
A MARGINAL THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THE
MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS ARE DAMAGING WIND AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL LINGER SUNDAY WITH HEAT INDEX
READINGS POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS 100 TO 105 DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. IT IS TOO
SOON TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
401 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY...

.HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. HEAT INDICES OF
100 TO AROUND 105 DEGREES WILL MAKE FOR OPPRESSIVE OUTDOOR
CONDITIONS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. WITH THE
ACCUMULATIVE EFFECT OF SEVERAL DAYS WITH THESE VERY HUMID
CONDITIONS...THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED RISK FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION
AND HEAT STROKE DURING THESE TIME FRAMES. MORE ROUNDS OF SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT...WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY PROVIDE A BRIEF PERIOD OF RELIEF FROM THE EXCESSIVE
HEAT FOR LOCALIZED AREAS.

IAZ040>042-052>054-065>068-ILZ001-002-007-009-015>018-024-026-035-
231715-
/O.CON.KDVN.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-CEDAR-CLINTON-
MUSCATINE-SCOTT-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE-
ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-WARREN-MCDONOUGH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...TIPTON...CLINTON...
MUSCATINE...DAVENPORT...BETTENDORF...GALENA...FREEPORT...
MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...GENESEO...
PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO...MONMOUTH...MACOMB
401 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...PEAKING BETWEEN 100 TO AROUND 105.

* TIMING...OPPRESSIVE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  PEAK HEAT INDEX READINGS AND MOST DANGEROUS CONDITIONS WILL BE
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY
  WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR.  THIS
COMBINATION WILL LEAD TO A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT
ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY.  DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS... STAY IN AN AIR-
CONDITIONED ROOM... STAY OUT OF THE SUN... AND CHECK ON RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS... ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE.  WHEN
POSSIBLE... RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING.  KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE.  WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.  ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION.  HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY... CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

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