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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
319 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...THE HEAT CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON...

.HEAT INDICES ARE FORECAST TO ONCE AGAIN BE AROUND 105 DEGREES
THIS AFTERNOON.

KSZ011-012-022>024-026-035>040-054>056-058-059-281630-
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0011.150728T1800Z-150729T0100Z/
NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-DICKINSON-GEARY-
MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-
ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SABETHA...SENECA...HIAWATHA...HORTON...
MANHATTAN...WAMEGO...ST. MARYS...HOLTON...VALLEY FALLS...
OSKALOOSA...PERRY...MCLOUTH...MERIDEN...NORTONVILLE...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
319 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO AROUND 105
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED ILLNESS
  LIKE EXHAUSTION...HEAT CRAMPS AND EVEN HEAT STROKE MORE
  LIKELY.


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.

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. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$



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