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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
351 AM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

KSZ010>012-021>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-252200-
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140826T0100Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-
OTTAWA-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
351 AM CDT MON AUG 25 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 ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK FROM 100 TO 108
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
  SICKNESS...PARTICULARLY WHEN THE HEAT WAVE PERSISTS FOR SEVERAL
  DAYS. TODAY WILL BE THE EIGHTH DAY WHERE HEAT INDICES HAVE
  REACHED TRIPLE DIGITS IN PORTIONS OF THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE
USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT EXHAUSTION...
CRAMPS...OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT FROM PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS...RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS
SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.

BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS TO AVOID
DEHYDRATION. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING
CLOTHING AND A HAT TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUN. USE A
SUNSCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE SUNBURN.

&&

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