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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 17th, 2021 :: 02:46 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 07:00PM Friday

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 105 expected.

* WHERE...Along and south of a Beardstown...to Lincoln...to Hoopeston line.

* WHEN...From 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LOGAN ... DE WITT ... PIATT ... CHAMPAIGN ... VERMILION ... CASS ... MENARD ... SCOTT ... MORGAN ... SANGAMON ... CHRISTIAN ... MACON ... MOULTRIE ... DOUGLAS ... COLES ... EDGAR ... SHELBY ... CUMBERLAND ... CLARK ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... CRAWFORD ... CLAY ... RICHLAND ... LAWRENCE

Instructions:

Drink plenty of fluids, 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. 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.

Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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