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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
337 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

KSZ010>012-021>024-026-035>040-054>056-058-059-241100-
/O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.140824T1700Z-140825T0100Z/
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-140824T0100Z/
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
337 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING...AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY FROM
NOON TO 8 PM CDT.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES ARE FORECAST
  FOR BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN HIGH HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO
COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS
105 DEGREES OR GREATER. PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID PROLONGED
WORK IN THE SUN...OR IN POORLY VENTILATED AREAS. ALSO KEEP PLENTY
OF LIQUIDS ON HAND AND TRY TO STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENT.

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.

&&

$$

KSZ008-009-020-034-240100-
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-140824T0100Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-CLOUD-OTTAWA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CONCORDIA
337 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES ARE FORECAST
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN RAPIDLY CAUSE HEAT
  RELATED SICKNESS...PARTICULARLY WHEN THE HEAT WAVE PERSISTS FOR
  SEVERAL DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN HIGH HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO
COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS
105 DEGREES OR GREATER. PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID PROLONGED
WORK IN THE SUN...OR IN POORLY VENTILATED AREAS. ALSO KEEP PLENTY
OF LIQUIDS ON HAND AND TRY TO STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENT.

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.

&&

$$







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