CANCELED EARLY: HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED FRIDAY JULY 1, 2011 — NOON TO MIDNIGHT

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UPDATE: The heat advisory for Cook County and other surrounding counties was canceled this afternoon …

Yesterday’s message …
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
354 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2011

A HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING in effect from noon Friday to midnight Friday night …

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING A SURGE OF HOT…HUMID AIR FROM THE
PLAINS STATES EAST…ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE
MIDWEST TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

INCLUDING THE COUNTIES OF …
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-LAKE IN

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…
ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK…
WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO…
OTTAWA…OSWEGO…MORRIS…JOLIET…KANKAKEE…PONTIAC…GARY


…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CDT FRIDAY NIGHT…

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CDT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX…TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA ARE
FORECAST TO REACH THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 90S…WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY CONTRIBUTING TO HEAT INDEX VALUES OF AROUND 105
DEGREES.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
OPPRESSIVE CONDITIONS WHICH MAY CAUSE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES
TO DEVELOP WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT WEATHER IS EXPECTED.
HIGH 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.

CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN THE CAR INTERIOR CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES!

Following are key hourly temperatures forecast for Arlington Heights …

0900 AM  76
1000 AM 80
1100 AM 84
1200 N 87
0100 PM 92
0200 PM 96
0300 PM 96
0400 PM 97
0500 PM 96
0600 PM 95
0700 PM 93

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