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

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WWUS73 KTOP 200851
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
351 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-202100-
/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...HANOVER...
CLIFTON...LINN...GREENLEAF...MARYSVILLE...BLUE RAPIDS...
FRANKFORT...SABETHA...SENECA...HIAWATHA...HORTON...CONCORDIA...
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
351 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES WILL BE IN THE 100 TO 110 DEGREE
  RANGE TODAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND...WITH HEAT INDICES NEAR 110
  BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

* 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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