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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
312 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...HIGH HEAT INDICES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES OF AROUND 101 AND DEW POINTS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S WILL CREATE HEAT INDEX TEMPERATURES UPWARDS
OF AROUND 106 DEGREES.

KSZ031-046-065-066-081-090-250100-
/O.CON.KDDC.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150725T0100Z/
ELLIS-RUSH-PAWNEE-STAFFORD-PRATT-BARBER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAYS...ELLIS...LA CROSSE...
RUSH CENTER...LARNED...BURDETT...ST. JOHN...STAFFORD...HUDSON...
PRATT...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY
312 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDICES...NEAR 106.

* IMPACTS...THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL INCREASE FOR
  THOSE OUTSIDE OR WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.

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

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.

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