Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
322 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI AND EASTERN KANSAS...

.HEAT INDEX READINGS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN
MISSOURI...AND PARTS OF EASTERN KANSAS WILL EXCEED 100 DEGREES ON
AN AFTERNOON BASIS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF
MULTIPLE DAYS OF HEAT INDICES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN
INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

KSZ073-097-MOZ055>058-066>069-077-078-222100-
/O.NEW.KSGF.HT.Y.0004.140822T1700Z-140825T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-BARTON-CEDAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...WARSAW...
COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...
APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...
LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON
322 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
  PITTSBURG KANSAS TO LAKE OF THE OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
  100 DEGREES. HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 107 ON AN
  AFTERNOON BASIS.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
  HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
  RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE
  ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
  PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

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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