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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
104 PM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-077-088-093-270100-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140727T0100Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-VERNON-BARTON-JASPER-NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...NEVADA...LAMAR...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...
NEOSHO
104 PM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...EARLY AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED INTO
  THE MIDDLE 90S WITH HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 96 TO 103
  DEGREES.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...INTO EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
  SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN MISSOURI.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK OUT IN THE UPPER
  90S WITH MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 103 TO 106
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CAN RESULT IN HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESSES IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. THOSE WORKING
  OUTSIDE...CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO
  AIR CONDITIONING ARE PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

SCHAUMANN






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