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Heat Advisory


Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Mon 07/04/2022 09:48 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 07/07/2022 12:00 AM EDT




Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Lincoln IL 848 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 ILZ040-047-049>052-061-066-071-072-051000- /O.CON.KILX.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-220707T0400Z/ Schuyler-Cass-Scott-Morgan-Sangamon-Christian-Shelby-Effingham- Clay-Richland- Including the cities of Rushville, Beardstown, Winchester, Jacksonville, Springfield, Taylorville, Shelbyville, Effingham, Flora, and Olney 848 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values 105 to 110 each afternoon through Wednesday. * WHERE...Effingham, Shelby, Scott, Cass, Schuyler, Morgan, Sangamon, Christian, Richland and Clay Counties. * WHEN...Through 11 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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. &&