Metropolis, IL

5:24 PM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Metropolis | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 359 ft 37.16 °N, 88.73 °W | Updated 38 seconds ago

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95.8 °F
Feels Like 109 °F
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4.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 5.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 109 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KM30 232215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 33/23 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S T03300229
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 109 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KM30 232215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 33/23 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S T03300229

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 1:31 PM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Sunday...

* the combination of high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s
will combine with oppressive humidity to produce heat indices
from 105 to 110 degrees.

* A heat index of 105 degrees or higher is considered the level
at which the body becomes more susceptible to heat exhaustion
and heat stroke.

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
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.