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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
341 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

KSZ034-242145-
/O.EXB.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.140824T1700Z-140826T0100Z/
OTTAWA-
341 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK FROM 100 TO 106
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
  SICKNESS...PARTICULARLY WHEN THE HEAT WAVE PERSISTS FOR SEVERAL
  DAYS. FOR MUCH OF THE AREA...MONDAY WILL BE THE SEVENTH
  CONSECUTIVE DAY OF DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE
USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT
EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS...OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT
FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS...RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.

&&

$$

KSZ010>012-021>024-026-035>040-054>056-058-059-242145-
/O.EXT.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.140824T1700Z-140826T0100Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-
DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-
FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CLAY CENTER...
MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...
EMPORIA...OTTAWA
341 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
MONDAY...

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK FROM 100 TO 106
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
  SICKNESS...PARTICULARLY WHEN THE HEAT WAVE PERSISTS FOR SEVERAL
  DAYS. FOR MUCH OF THE AREA...MONDAY WILL BE THE SEVENTH
  CONSECUTIVE DAY OF DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE
USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT
EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS...OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT
FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS...RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.

&&

$$





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