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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
334 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

KSZ024-026-039-040-055-056-059-171645-
/O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0006.160717T1800Z-160718T0100Z/
JACKSON-JEFFERSON-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLTON...VALLEY FALLS...OSKALOOSA...
PERRY...MCLOUTH...GRANTVILLE...MERIDEN...NORTONVILLE...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...OSAGE CITY...CARBONDALE...LYNDON...BURLINGAME...
OVERBROOK...OTTAWA...GARNETT
334 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM THE MID
  90S TO LOWER 100S WITH HEAT INDEX READINGS BETWEEN 102 AND 105
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED ILLNESS
  SUCH AS HEAT STRESS...HEAT CRAMPS...AND POSSIBLY HEAT STROKE
  MORE LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

   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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