Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
122 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI AND EASTERN KANSAS...

.HEAT INDEX READINGS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN
MISSOURI...AND PARTS OF EASTERN KANSAS WILL EXCEED 100 DEGREES ON
AN AFTERNOON BASIS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF
MULTIPLE DAYS OF HEAT INDICES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN
INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

KSZ073-097-MOZ055>058-066>069-077-078-230630-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-BARTON-CEDAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...WARSAW...
COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...
APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...
LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON
122 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...TEMPERATURES HAD ALREADY CLIMBED INTO THE
  MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING
  FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 103. HEAT INDEX VALUES SHOULD REACH
  THE 102 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
  FROM PITTSBURG KANSAS TO LAKE OF THE OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
  100 DEGREES. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 107 ON AN
  AFTERNOON BASIS.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
  HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
  RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
  AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
  PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

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.

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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LINDENBERG




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