Kankakee, IL (60901)

6:10 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 669 ft 41.16 °N, 87.84 °W | Updated 9 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
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90.1 °F
Feels Like 106 °F
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4.7
Wind Variable Wind from SW

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Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:40 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KJOT 242255Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM VCTS BKN027 BKN034 BKN040 32/28 A2985 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW THRU N T03240280
Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:40 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KJOT 242255Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM VCTS BKN027 BKN034 BKN040 32/28 A2985 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW THRU N T03240280

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:33 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* temperature... low 90s.

* Maximum heat index values... 103 to 113 degrees.

* 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 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.

In Cook County... call 3 1 1 for assistance including heat shelter
information.



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