Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
301 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED TO BUILD INTO THE REGION...

.AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S WITH
HIGH HUMIDITY. THE SUMMER HAS BEEN UNSEASONABLY COOL SO FAR AND THESE
TEMPERATURES WILL BE SOME OF THE HOTTEST SEEN SO FAR THIS YEAR AND
COMBINED WITH THE HIGH HUMIDITY WILL MAKE FOR OPPRESSIVE HEAT
INDICES OF 100 TO 105.

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>006-011>015-020>023-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-210615-
/O.NEW.KEAX.HT.Y.0004.140821T1800Z-140823T0100Z/
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-
JOHNSON KS-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-HOLT-
ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-
LIVINGSTON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-RANDOLPH-JACKSON-
LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...PAOLA...MOUND CITY...TROY...
LEAVENWORTH...OVERLAND PARK...OLATHE...TARKIO...MARYVILLE...
GRANT CITY...ALBANY...STANBERRY...BETHANY...PRINCETON...OREGON...
SAVANNAH...CAMERON...GALLATIN...JAMESPORT...TRENTON...
ST. JOSEPH...PLATTSBURG...HAMILTON...POLO...CHILLICOTHE...
PARKVILLE...PLATTE CITY...WESTON...LIBERTY...EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...
RICHMOND...CARROLLTON...SALISBURY...KEYTESVILLE...MOBERLY...
KANSAS CITY...INDEPENDENCE...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA...MARSHALL...
FAYETTE...NEW FRANKLIN...RAYMORE...HARRISONVILLE...
PLEASANT HILL...WARRENSBURG...SEDALIA...BOONVILLE...BUTLER...
RICH HILL...CLINTON
301 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO
8 PM CDT FRIDAY.


* TEMPERATURE: AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S
  WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 100 TO 105 DURING THE AFTERNOON
  AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* IMPACTS: THOSE EXPOSED TO THE DANGEROUS HEAT AND HIGH HUMIDITY OVER
  A PROLONGED PERIOD HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES. CARS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
  OF MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A
  VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A MINUTE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...AVOID CAFFEINATED...ALCOHOLIC OR HIGH
SUGAR CONTENT BEVERAGES...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON NEIGHBORS...THE ELDERLY...AND
PETS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
LATE EVENING.  KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE.  WEAR LIGHT COLORED...LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING
CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE.

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...AND SEEK
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE.  HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL
911 IMMEDIATELY.

&&

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