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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
125 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

KSZ008>010-020>022-034>037-054-250200-
/O.UPG.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150725T0200Z/
/O.EXA.KTOP.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150725T0200Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-
GEARY-MORRIS-LYON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...HANOVER...
CLIFTON...LINN...GREENLEAF...MARYSVILLE...BLUE RAPIDS...
FRANKFORT...CONCORDIA...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...MINNEAPOLIS...
BENNINGTON...ABILENE...HERINGTON...JUNCTION CITY...
COUNCIL GROVE...EMPORIA
125 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.
THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 109 TO 115 THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED ILLNESS
  LIKE HEAT STRESS...HEAT CRAMPS AND POSSIBLY 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.

   AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

   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.

&&

$$

KSZ011-012-023-024-026-038>040-055-056-058-059-250200-
/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150725T0200Z/
NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-
DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SABETHA...SENECA...HIAWATHA...HORTON...
WAMEGO...ST. MARYS...HOLTON...VALLEY FALLS...OSKALOOSA...PERRY...
MCLOUTH...MERIDEN...NORTONVILLE...ALMA...ESKRIDGE...MAPLE HILL...
ALTA VISTA...MCFARLAND...HARVEYVILLE...PAXICO...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...OSAGE CITY...CARBONDALE...LYNDON...BURLINGAME...
OVERBROOK...OTTAWA...BURLINGTON...LEBO...GARNETT
125 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 110 TO
  115 THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED ILLNESS
  LIKE HEAT STRESS...HEAT CRAMPS AND POSSIBLY 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.

 AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

 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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