Macomb, IL

6:49 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Macomb Municipal | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 709 ft 40.52 °N, 90.65 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

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87 °F
Feels Like 104 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NW

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KMQB 242335Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 31/27 A2990 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND W T03080270
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KMQB 242335Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 31/27 A2990 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND W T03080270

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:15 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

* heat index values... peaking between 105 to 115.

* Timing... oppressive conditions will occur through early this
evening. Peak heat index readings and most dangerous
conditions will be during the afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... temperatures and moisture this high could lead to
heat related illnesses with prolonged exposure. The elderly...
small children and pets are especially susceptible. Plan
ahead. Have a cool place to shelter from the heat. Avoid
outdoor activity during the midday and afternoon.

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.