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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1228 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE
MISSOURI OZARKS...

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-290200-
/O.CON.KSGF.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150729T0200Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
1228 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...TEMPERATURES AT NOON WERE ALREADY IN THE
  LOWER 90S WITH HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM THE UPPER 90S TO 103
  DEGREES. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE 90S
  WITH HEAT INDICES RANGING BETWEEN 100 TO 110 THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS IN
  EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S AND HEAT INDICES
  BETWEEN 100 AND 110 DEGREES ARE AGAIN EXPECTED TODAY FOR MUCH OF
  THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY.

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.

&&

$$

BURCHFIELD




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