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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
430 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-251200-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/
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
430 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...HEAT INDICES WERE FROM THE MIDDLE 90S TO
  LOWER 100S DEGREES IN MANY LOCATIONS THIS EARLY THIS EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
  MISSOURI OZARKS INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS THROUGH TUESDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S
  AND LOW 100S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 107
  EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY.

* 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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