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 JUL 24 2016

KSZ021>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-241645-
/O.EXT.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0100Z/
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
341 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 100
  TO 107 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT ILLNESSES
  SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT CRAMPS.

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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