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Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
635 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

KSZ008>012-020-240045-
/O.EXP.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...HANOVER...
CLIFTON...LINN...GREENLEAF...MARYSVILLE...BLUE RAPIDS...
FRANKFORT...SABETHA...SENECA...HIAWATHA...HORTON...CONCORDIA
635 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO BE NOT QUITE AS HOT AS THEY HAVE BEEN
FOR THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS. BECAUSE OF THIS, THE EXCESSIVE HEAT
WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 7 PM THIS EVENING.

$$

KSZ021>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-241000-
/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0000Z/
CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-
MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-
ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...WAMEGO...
ST. MARYS...HOLTON...VALLEY FALLS...OSKALOOSA...PERRY...MCLOUTH...
GRANTVILLE...MERIDEN...NORTONVILLE...MINNEAPOLIS...BENNINGTON...
ABILENE...HERINGTON...JUNCTION CITY...COUNCIL GROVE...ALMA...
ESKRIDGE...MAPLE HILL...ALTA VISTA...MCFARLAND...HARVEYVILLE...
PAXICO...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OSAGE CITY...CARBONDALE...
LYNDON...BURLINGAME...OVERBROOK...OTTAWA...BURLINGTON...LEBO...
GARNETT
635 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE EXPECTED TO
  RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES ON SUNDAY. OVERNIGHT LOW
  TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE UPPER 70S...OFFERING LITTLE
  RELIEF.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT ILLNESSES
  SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT CRAMPS.

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. IF POSSIBLE...STAY IN AN AIR-
CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON
RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

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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