Harristown, IL (62537)

1:52 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Sanitary District of Decatur | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 604 ft 39.84 °N, 89.00 °W | Updated 28 seconds ago

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94.8 °F
Feels Like 113 °F
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Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 113 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:16 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KDEC 241754Z 22011KT 10SM CLR 33/25 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP136 T03330250 10333 20261 58007
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 113 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:16 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KDEC 241754Z 22011KT 10SM CLR 33/25 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP136 T03330250 10333 20261 58007

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 8:49 AM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* temperatures... highs of 90 to 95 degrees this afternoon.

* Heat Index... Peak afternoon heat index values of 102 to 110
degrees.

* Impacts... there is a high risk of heat related illnesses for
people with prolonged outdoor exposure... or without access to
air conditioning. The elderly... small children... and pets are
especially susceptible to the heat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
water... 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. This is especially true during hot weather when
car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes.