New Lenox, IL (60451)

2:48 PM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert

Elev 633 ft 41.52 °N, 87.95 °W | Updated 8 minutes ago

Overcast
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88.2 °F
Feels Like 104 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 8.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 4800 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:38 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Gibbous, 83% visible
METAR KLOT 231935Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM SCT030 SCT048 OVC060 31/23 A2997 RMK AO2 T03050232
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 4800 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:38 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Gibbous, 83% visible
METAR KLOT 231935Z AUTO 22006KT 10SM SCT030 SCT048 OVC060 31/23 A2997 RMK AO2 T03050232

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:51 AM 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.