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Kentucky, Hopkins

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:41 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday...

A heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* Temperatures will continue their heat up through the 90s each
afternoon over the next several afternoons as high pressure
aloft builds into and across the nation's midsection. These
temperatures will combine with rather muggy conditions to
produce afternoon heat index values from 100 to 105 several
days in a row.

* The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will
create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors. Make sure outside pets have plenty of water.

Local Storm Report

08/17/2014 0355 PM

2 miles SSW of Madisonville, Hopkins County.

Downburst, reported by NWS storm survey.

            Late report. Microburst. Pk wnd 75 mph with length and
            width 500 yards. Damage - 4 homes, a business and a shed
            received some shingle damage. Large sections of vinyl
            fence blown out. Several tree limbs, some large, blown

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Alabama - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Heat Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement