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

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WWUS73 KGLD 211615
NPWGLD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1015 AM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

KSZ003-004-015-016-NEZ081-220100-
/O.CON.KGLD.HT.Y.0002.140721T2000Z-140722T0100Z/
DECATUR-NORTON-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OBERLIN...NORTON...HOXIE...HILL CITY...
MCCOOK
1115 AM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES OF 102 TO 105
  AND DEW POINTS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING/DURATION...HEAT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE MET THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING BEFORE SLOWLY COOLING.

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 INTO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

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