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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
339 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...HOT DAY EXPECTED FRIDAY...

.HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH A MOIST AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN
HEAD INDEX VALUES AT OR ABOVE 105 FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ063-064-074>077-083>087-250445-
/O.NEW.KGID.HT.Y.0003.140725T1700Z-140726T0000Z/
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-HAMILTON-YORK-
KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-
THAYER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PHILLIPSBURG...SMITH CENTER...
KENSINGTON...MANKATO...JEWELL...BURR OAK...PLAINVILLE...
STOCKTON...OSBORNE...DOWNS...BELOIT...AURORA...YORK...MINDEN...
HASTINGS...SUTTON...HARVARD...CLAY CENTER...EDGAR...FAIRFIELD...
GENEVA...EXETER...FAIRMONT...ALMA...ORLEANS...FRANKLIN...
CAMPBELL...HILDRETH...RED CLOUD...BLUE HILL...BLADEN...SUPERIOR...
NELSON...HEBRON...DESHLER
339 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

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

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB TO NEAR OR
  SLIGHTLY ABOVE 105 DEGREES FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...BEING EXPOSED TO EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED PERIOD
  MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT HEALTH ISSUES. YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE
  ELDERLY ARE ESPECIALLY AT RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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.

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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