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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
523 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT MONDAY...

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-211545-
/O.COR.KTOP.HT.Y.0001.140721T1700Z-140722T0200Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...
CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE
523 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...THE MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX WILL RANGE FROM 104 TO 109
  DEGREES.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES CAN BE EXPECTED BETWEEN
  NOON AND 9 PM...WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES FROM 4 PM TO 7 PM. IN
  ADDITION...TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE UPPER 70S ON
  MONDAY NIGHT...AND THE HEAT INDEX MAY AGAIN CLIMB ABOVE 105
  DEGREES ON TUESDAY...OFFERING LITTLE RELIEF OVER A 2 DAY PERIOD.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY BE OVERCOME BY THE HEAT AND EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT
  HEALTH ISSUES.

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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