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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
336 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

KSZ011-012-022>024-026-036-038>040-054>056-058-059-272100-
/O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0010.150727T1800Z-150728T0100Z/
NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-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...
JUNCTION CITY...ALMA...ESKRIDGE...MAPLE HILL...ALTA VISTA...
MCFARLAND...HARVEYVILLE...PAXICO...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...
OSAGE CITY...CARBONDALE...LYNDON...BURLINGAME...OVERBROOK...
OTTAWA...BURLINGTON...LEBO...GARNETT
336 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...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...HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO BE 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.

&&

$$

WOLTERS


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