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  • National Weather Service
  • Friday, August 22, 2014 1:00 PM Local Time
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY 330 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014 ...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER TO MAKE FOR VERY UNCOMFORTABLE CONDITIONS OUTSIDE... .A LARGE DOME OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT COMBINED WITH SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE LEVELS NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CREATE HOT AND HUMID WEATHER FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. INZ076gt;078-083-084-089gt;092-KYZ023gt;031-034-038-045-053-061gt;064- 070gt;076-222100- /O.CON.KLMK.HT.Y.0001.140822T1800Z-140825T2300Z/ ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-DUBOIS IN-CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN- HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY- OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY- SHELBY KY-SPENCER KY-NELSON KY-LARUE KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY- HART KY-GREEN KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY- MONROE KY-METCALFE KY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...JASPER... MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE... HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...BEAVER DAM... LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...MOUNT WASHINGTON... SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...SHELBYVILLE... TAYLORSVILLE...BARDSTOWN...HODGENVILLE...MORGANTOWN... BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...RUSSELLVILLE... BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW... TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON 330 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014 /230 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014/ ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ MONDAY... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL PEAK IN THE 100-105 DEGREE RANGE EACH DAY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. * TIMING...THE HOTTEST TIME OF DAY WILL BE FROM 2 PM TO 7PM EDT...1PM TO 6 PM CDT. * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE DANGEROUS OUTDOOR WEATHER CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE AND FOR THOSE WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO THE HEAT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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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