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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
843 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM ON TUESDAY...

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-221445-
/O.EXP.KTOP.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0002.140722T1700Z-140723T0200Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...
CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA
843 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM CDT
TUESDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED EARLIER FOR TODAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM
CDT THIS EVENING. A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9
PM CDT TUESDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...THE MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 112 DEGREES.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES CAN BE EXPECTED BETWEEN
  NOON AND 9 PM AGAIN ON TUESDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES FROM 3
  PM TO 7 PM.

* 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. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...
CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$




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