Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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WWUS73 KTOP 232016
NPWTOP

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
316 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

KSZ021>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-241000-
/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0000Z/
CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-
MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-
ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...WAMEGO...
ST. MARYS...HOLTON...VALLEY FALLS...OSKALOOSA...PERRY...MCLOUTH...
GRANTVILLE...MERIDEN...NORTONVILLE...MINNEAPOLIS...BENNINGTON...
ABILENE...HERINGTON...JUNCTION CITY...COUNCIL GROVE...ALMA...
ESKRIDGE...MAPLE HILL...ALTA VISTA...MCFARLAND...HARVEYVILLE...
PAXICO...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OSAGE CITY...CARBONDALE...
LYNDON...BURLINGAME...OVERBROOK...OTTAWA...BURLINGTON...LEBO...
GARNETT
316 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE LIKELY TO RANGE
  FROM 100 TO 110 DEGREES TODAY AND AROUND 105 DEGREES ON SUNDAY.
  OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE UPPER
  70S...OFFERING LITTLE RELIEF.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY OVER AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION
  WHICH COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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. IF POSSIBLE...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.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

&&

$$

KSZ008>012-020-240000-
/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...HANOVER...
CLIFTON...LINN...GREENLEAF...MARYSVILLE...BLUE RAPIDS...
FRANKFORT...SABETHA...SENECA...HIAWATHA...HORTON...CONCORDIA
316 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE LIKELY TO RANGE
  FROM 100 TO 110 DEGREES TODAY.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY OVER AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION
  WHICH COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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. IF POSSIBLE...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.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

&&

$$



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