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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
144 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

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/O.CON.KSGF.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160725T0100Z/
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...PAWNEE STATION...
CHICOPEE...LONE OAK...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...LOWELL...
RIVERTON...COLUMBUS...NEUTRAL...SHERWIN...STIPPVILLE...WARSAW...
WHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON...
LINCOLN...VERSAILLES...ROCKY MOUNT...STOVER...LAURIE...
AURORA SPRINGS...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VICHY...NEVADA...TIFFIN...
APPLETON CITY...JOHNSON CITY...WEAUBLEAU...HERMITAGE...QUINCY...
WHEATLAND...CROSS TIMBERS...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...
DECATURVILLE...ROACH...VILLAGE OF FOUR SEASONS...
FORT LEONARD WOOD...LAQUEY...WAYNESVILLE...NORTHWYE...ROLLA...
KENOMA...LAMAR...CEDAR SPRINGS...EL DORADO SPRINGS...FILLEY...
ARNICA...CAPLINGER MILLS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...
CHARITY...FOOSE...MARCH...PLAD...WINDYVILLE...OLIVE...LYNCHBURG...
LEBANON...PLATO...ROBY...BENDAVIS...HUGGINS...LAKE SPRING...
BANGERT...DARIEN...GLADDEN...HOWES...JADWIN...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...LOCKWOOD...MEINERT...SPRINGFIELD...
MARSHFIELD...NORTHVIEW...SEYMOUR...ROGERSVILLE...DAWSON...GRAFF...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...DUNCAN...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...
MOUNT VERNON...MARIONVILLE...NIXA...CHRISTIAN CENTER...OZARK...
SELMORE...VANZANT...AVA...GOODHOPE...ROME...SQUIRES...DOGWOOD...
POMONA...POTTERSVILLE...SILOAM SPRINGS...SOUTH FORK...
WEST PLAINS...WHITE CHURCH...TERESITA...WINONA...BIRCH TREE...
MONTIER...ANDERSON...NOEL...GOODMAN...SOUTH WEST CITY...
PINEVILLE...ROCKY COMFORT...MONETT...MADRY...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...CRANE...ELSEY...INDIAN POINT...
SILVER DOLLAR CITY...BRANSON...HOLLISTER...KIRBYVILLE...
EDGEWATER BEACH...FORSYTH...OZARK BEACH...POWERSITE...WASOLA...
THAYER...ALTON...COUCH...GREER...THOMASVILLE...WILDERNESS
144 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM...AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM EARLIER THUNDERSTORMS OVER
  NORTHEAST MISSOURI HAS HAS KEPT TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S OVER
  CENTRAL MISSOURI. HEAT INDEX VALUES OVER SOUTHEAST KANSAS INTO
  SOUTHERN MISSOURI HAVE REACHED THE 100 TO 105 RANGE AS OF 1 PM.
  MOST AREAS WILL SEE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 98 TO 108 DEGREE
  RANGE BY MID AND LATE AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT CONDITIONS WILL BE
  MUGGY AND WARM WITH LOWS IN THE MID AND UPPER 70S.

* TEMPERATURE...FOR THE WEEKEND...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE
  AND UPPER 90S COMBINED WITH HIGHER THAN NORMAL HUMIDITY WILL
  RESULT IN AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES REACHING UP TO AROUND 105
  DEGREES BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS.

* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE THE 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. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

&&

$$

DSA



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