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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
348 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

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

.TODAY AND TOMORROW WILL MARK THE THIRD OR FOURTH DAY IN A ROW
THAT MOST LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI
OZARKS HAVE EXPERIENCED HEAT INDICES OF AT LEAST 103 DEGREES...
WITH MANY LOCATIONS EXPERIENCING VALUES AS HIGH AS 110 DEGREES.

WITH THESE HIGH HEAT INDICES CONTINUING FOR YET ANOTHER DAY...AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING WILL NOW BE IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE
REGION THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

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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
348 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT
TUESDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON HAVE WARMED INTO THE
  MID 90S...WITH HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 100 AND 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE
  MISSOURI OZARKS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES TODAY WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 107
  DEGREES. HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 103 AND 110 ARE THEN EXPECTED ON
  TUESDAY 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.

&&

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