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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
628 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-241130-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
628 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HEAT INDICES WILL PEAK FROM AROUND 100 TO AROUND 103 THIS AFTERNOON.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN PORTIONS OF NORTH
CENTRAL KANSAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING...AND IN
MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY
ALONG HIGHWAY 81 AND IN DICKINSON...GEARY...AND MORRIS COUNTIES
THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES SHOULD PEAK FROM AROUND 100 TO AROUND 104
EAST OF HIGHWAY 81 SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND IN MAINLY EAST CENTRAL
KANSAS TUESDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON EAST
OF A LINE FROM ABILENE TO HIAWATHA. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...FOR THE ENTIRE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY...AND IN MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS THURSDAY NIGHT.

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY IN DICKINSON...GEARY...AND MORRIS COUNTIES SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$






Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
515 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-240100-
/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.140823T1800Z-140824T0100Z/
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
515 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES ARE FORECAST
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN RAPIDLY CAUSE HEAT
  RELATED SICKNESS.

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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