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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
306 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-190900-
/O.NEW.KTOP.EH.W.0001.160719T1800Z-160723T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160719T1800Z/
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
306 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT TUESDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 7 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 7 PM CDT
FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES WILL BE IN THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE
  RANGE THROUGH TUESDAY...AND MAY RUN AS HIGH AS 104 TO 109
  WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY 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.

&&

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