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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
253 AM MDT FRI JUL 24 2015


KSZ004-016-250100-
/O.NEW.KGLD.HT.Y.0002.150724T1800Z-150725T0100Z/
NORTON-GRAHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTON...HILL CITY
253 AM MDT FRI JUL 24 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 60S.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESS SUCH AS HEAT STRESS...HEAT CRAMPS AND POSSIBLY HEAT
  STROKE MORE LIKELY.

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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