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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
757 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED AGAIN SATURDAY...

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/O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0004.140726T1800Z-140727T0100Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...
ELLSWORTH...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON...MARION...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...
EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...
FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
757 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT
SATURDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. A HEAT
ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...WILL REACH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S TO 104 DEGREES SATURDAY.

* HEAT INDICES...WILL REACH 103 TO 106 DEGREES DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY BE OVERCOME BY THE HEAT AND EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT
  HEALTH ISSUES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT EXTREMELY HOT TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY!
THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
CONDITIONS WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER AND STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM. STAY OUT OF THE SUN
AND CHECK ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. TEMPERATURES INSIDE
VEHICLES CAN PROVE FATAL IN A ONLY FEW MINUTES! NEVER...EVER...
LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES FOR ANY DURATION! REMEMBER TO
BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

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

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