Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
359 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

MOZ041-047>051-059-060-062-072-073-084-099-251000-
/O.NEW.KLSX.HT.Y.0004.150725T1700Z-150726T0000Z/
BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-CRAWFORD MO-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-
IRON MO-MONITEAU MO-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-REYNOLDS MO-WARREN MO-
WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...JEFFERSON CITY...UNION
359 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE 105 BY
  NOON SATURDAY AND STAY ABOVE 105 UNTIL EARLY EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 106 DUE TO TEMPERATURES AROUND 90...
  AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-
  RELATED STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE VERY YOUNG... THE ELDERLY...
  THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
  STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE.
  ALSO...CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
  OF MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE 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 IMMEDIATELY.

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CARNEY


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