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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
000
WWUS73 KGLD 201045
NPWGLD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
445 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

...HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

KSZ002>004-014>016-028-029-NEZ079>081-202100-
/O.CON.KGLD.HT.Y.0002.160720T1700Z-160723T0000Z/
RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-LOGAN-GOVE-DUNDY-
HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...NORTON...COLBY...
HOXIE...HILL CITY...OAKLEY...QUINTER...GRINNELL...GRAINFIELD...
BENKELMAN...CULBERTSON...TRENTON...STRATTON NE...PALISADE...
MCCOOK
445 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016 /545 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016/

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT /NOON CDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM MDT /7 PM CDT/ FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105.

* TIMING/DURATION...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH OR EXCEED 105
  EACH AFTERNOON FROM TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. OVERNIGHT HEAT INDEX
  VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 70 AND 75.

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.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.