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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
555 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE
MISSOURI OZARKS...

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-290200-
/O.CON.KSGF.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150729T0200Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
555 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS IN
  EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S AND HEAT
  INDICES BETWEEN 100 AND 110 DEGREES ARE AGAIN EXPECTED TODAY FOR
  MUCH OF THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY.

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.

&&

$$

GRIFFIN

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
310 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...OPPRESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY TODAY...

ILZ092-093-KYZ001>004-MOZ076-086-087-100-107>112-114-282100-
/O.CON.KPAH.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150729T0200Z/
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-PERRY MO-
BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...HICKMAN...
CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
310 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S COMBINED WITH
  OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE
  110 TO 115 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON...GENERALLY ALONG AND
  WEST OF A LINE FROM PERRYVILLE MISSOURI TO CLINTON KENTUCKY.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 110 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHEN
  HEAT EFFECTS CAN BECOME EXTREME...MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE A MUCH GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
  TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION
IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY
IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP
ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FRESH
WATER.

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.

&&

$$

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