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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
817 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-261430-
/O.EXP.KTOP.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140726T0100Z/
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0004.140726T1800Z-140727T0100Z/
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...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...
CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA
817 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT
SATURDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED FOR THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL COMMONLY RANGE FROM
  103 TO 109 SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...THE HEAT WILL RETURN SATURDAY WITH HEAT INDICES TOPPING
  100 DEGREES EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND AGAIN FALLING BELOW
  TRIPLE DIGITS BY MID EVENING SATURDAY. THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX
  READINGS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY OVER
  A PROLONGED PERIOD MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-
  RELATED ILLNESS.


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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