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
353 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>006-011>015-020>023-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-211700-
/O.CON.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
353 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON 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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