Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Will (ILC197) Illinois Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Will (Illinois)


Updated:Sun, 24-Jul-2016 11:07am CDT
Effective:Sun, 24-Jul-2016 11:07am CDT
Expires:Sun, 24-Jul-2016 7:00pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Cook; De Kalb; DuPage; Ford; Grundy; Iroquois; Kane; Kankakee; Kendall; La Salle; Lee; Livingston; Ogle; Will
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt /8 pm edt/ this evening...
* temperature...highs in the low 90s.
* maximum heat index values...96 to 111 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.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone ILC197

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