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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
334 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...HOT WEATHER IN THE OSAGE PLAINS...

.TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT INDICES ARE FORECASTED OVER EXTREME SOUTHEAST
KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN MISSOURI FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-077-088-250845-
/O.NEW.KSGF.HT.Y.0002.140725T1700Z-140726T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-VERNON-BARTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...NEVADA...LAMAR...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE
334 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

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

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY AFTERNOON OVER EXTREME
  SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN MISSOURI.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S WILL
  CAUSE HEAT INDICES TO RANGE FROM 98 TO 104 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CAN CAUSE HEALTH RAMIFICATIONS
  IF BODY TEMPERATURES OVERHEAT.

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.

&&

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