Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WWUS73 KICT 222041
NPWICT

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-230100-
/O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140723T0100Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...
ELLSWORTH...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON...MARION...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...
EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...
FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO
  THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY BE OVERCOME BY THE HEAT AND EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT
  HEALTH ISSUES.

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 TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK
PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE.
STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.
TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES.
NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES. REMEMBER TO BEAT THE
HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

&&

$$

LAWSON




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