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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
324 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

KSZ030-031-046-065-066-081-090-202200-
/O.CON.KDDC.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170722T0100Z/
Trego-Ellis-Rush-Pawnee-Stafford-Pratt-Barber-
Including the cities of Wakeeney, Pheifer, Hays, La Crosse,
Larned, St. John, Stafford, Macksville, Pratt, Medicine Lodge,
and Kiowa
324 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDICES...near 105 degrees can be expected this afternoon
  and again Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses can occur if precautions are
  not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a 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.

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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