Braidwood, IL (60408)

5:50 PM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 574 ft 41.27 °N, 88.22 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

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89.0 °F
Feels Like 105 °F
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2.3
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 2.3 mph

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Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 105 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:40 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KC09 232235Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM CLR 31/25 A2993 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T03090253
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 105 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:40 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KC09 232235Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM CLR 31/25 A2993 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T03090253

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 5:03 PM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 412 remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT

IL
. Illinois counties included are

Boone Bureau Carroll
Cook De Kalb dupage
Grundy Henry Jo Daviess
Kane Kendall Lake
La Salle Lee McHenry
Ogle Putnam Rock Island
Stephenson Whiteside will
Winnebago




Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:37 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ this
evening...

* temperatures... highs in the low 90s.

* Maximum heat index values... 103 to 109 degrees.

* Impacts... temperatures 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 afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

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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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 5:12 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.



512 am CDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.