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

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WWUS73 KGLD 211026
NPWGLD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
426 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

KSZ002>004-014>016-028-029-NEZ079>081-212100-
/O.CON.KGLD.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-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
426 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016 /526 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016/

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT /7 PM CDT/
FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 107.

* TIMING/DURATION...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH OR EXCEED 105
  THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. 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.

&&

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