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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
259 AM MDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

KSZ002>004-014>016-028-029-NEZ080-081-192100-
/O.NEW.KGLD.EH.A.0001.160720T1700Z-160722T0600Z/
RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-LOGAN-GOVE-
HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...NORTON...COLBY...
HOXIE...HILL CITY...OAKLEY...QUINTER...GRINNELL...GRAINFIELD...
CULBERTSON...TRENTON...STRATTON NE...PALISADE...MCCOOK
359 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...NEAR 105 DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE
  UPPER 90S TO LOWER 100S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 60S.

* TIMING/DURATION...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH 105 AS
  TEMPERATURES RISE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT HEAT INDEX
  VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT AROUND 75 EARLY THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE
  RISING TO AROUND 105 AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HEAT INDEX VALUES
  ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 75 AFTER MIDNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND
HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN
WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY
IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP
ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

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