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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
736 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

KSZ095-096-099-100-051300-
WILSON KS-NEOSHO KS-LABETTE KS-MONTGOMERY KS-
736 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN WILSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  NEOSHO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  LABETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  EASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...

* UNTIL 800 AM CDT

* AT 736 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  CHANUTE TO NEAR CHERRYVALE TO TYRO...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PARSONS...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...CHANUTE...CHERRYVALE...
  CANEY...OSWEGO...ERIE...CHETOPA...ALTAMONT...ST. PAUL...THAYER...
  EDNA...DEARING...MOUND VALLEY...TYRO...WALNUT...GALESBURG...LIBERTY
  AND BARTLETT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LISTEN FOR
LATER STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS...SHOULD THE RISK FOR
MINOR LOW-LAND FLOODING BECOME MORE IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3702 9509 3700 9515 3701 9592 3733 9563
      3770 9555 3764 9509 3735 9507
TIME...MOT...LOC 1236Z 286DEG 39KT 3764 9549 3730 9556 3704 9584
$$

DARMOFAL

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
711 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

NEZ041-048-049-064-051400-
NANCE-MERRICK-POLK-YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FULLERTON...GENOA...CENTRAL CITY...
STROMSBURG...OSCEOLA...SHELBY...POLK...YORK
711 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED THIS MORNING...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA
THIS MORNING...REDUCING VISIBILITIES IN SOME LOCATIONS DOWN TO
NEAR ONE QUARTER OF A MILE...INCLUDING ALONG THE HIGHWAY 81
CORRIDOR THROUGH POLK AND YORK COUNTIES. THOSE TRAVELING THIS
MORNING SHOULD USE CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR QUICKLY CHANGING
VISIBILITIES.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
711 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

NEZ060-072-073-082-083-051400-
DAWSON-GOSPER-PHELPS-FURNAS-HARLAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...COZAD...GOTHENBURG...
ELWOOD...HOLDREGE...CAMBRIDGE...ARAPAHOE...OXFORD...BEAVER CITY...
ALMA...ORLEANS
711 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED THIS MORNING...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA
THIS MORNING...REDUCING VISIBILITIES IN SOME LOCATIONS DOWN TO
NEAR ONE QUARTER OF A MILE...INCLUDING ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR THROUGH DAWSON COUNTY. THOSE TRAVELING THIS MORNING
SHOULD USE CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR QUICKLY CHANGING
VISIBILITIES.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
701 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

IAZ011-030-MNZ096-WIZ034-041-042-053>055-061-051415-
ALLAMAKEE-CLAYTON-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-VERNON-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKON...BLACK RIVER FALLS...
LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...
RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
701 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...DENSE FOG IN RIVER VALLEYS THIS MORNING...

IF TRAVELING THROUGH RIVER VALLEYS THIS MORNING...BE PREPARED FOR
FOG THAT COULD SUDDENLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS.
EXPECT THE FOG TO DISSIPATE BY 9 AM.

SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. BE
ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR INTERSECTIONS AND DRIVEWAYS WHERE MOST
ACCIDENTS OCCUR.

$$

SHEA

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
645 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

ALZ264-266-FLZ201>204-051245-
BALDWIN CENTRAL AL-BALDWIN COASTAL AL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL FL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL FL-SANTA ROSA INLAND FL-ESCAMBIA INLAND FL-
645 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...CENTRAL BALDWIN AND COASTAL BALDWIN IN SOUTHWEST
ALABAMA...AND COASTAL ESCAMBIA...COASTAL SANTA ROSA...INLAND SANTA
ROSA AND INLAND ESCAMBIA IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA UNTIL 745 AM CDT...

AT 644 AM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED FROM 7
MILES EAST OF ROBERTSDALE TO NEAR ORANGE BEACH...AND MOVING EAST AT
20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PENSACOLA...           FOLEY...               GULF SHORES...
GULF BREEZE...         ORANGE BEACH...        ROBERTSDALE...
PACE...                GOULDING...            FERRY PASS...
MYRTLE GROVE...        ENSLEY...              BRENT...

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
WINDS THIS STRONG COULD BLOW OFF TREE LIMBS AND ALSO BLOW AROUND
SMALL UNSECURED OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS. AVOID USING WIRED
TELEPHONES DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO OUTSIDE PHONE LINES.

LAT...LON 3060 8779 3075 8714 3053 8711 3058 8718
      3057 8719 3053 8719 3045 8710 3037 8718
      3037 8715 3040 8709 3037 8709 3034 8712
      3034 8711 3024 8772
TIME...MOT...LOC 1144Z 266DEG 17KT 3056 8759 3021 8757

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
639 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

TXZ171>173-183-191>194-202>209-217>225-228-052100-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-
UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-
ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...BRACKETTVILLE...
UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...
LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...
PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...
HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
639 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK INTO
THIS WEEKEND...

ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL APPROACH HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA OF 108 IN THE COASTAL
PLAINS AND 111 IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS. ELSEWHERE...HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL BE IN THE 102 TO 107 RANGE...EXCEPT IN PARTS OF THE
HILL COUNTRY WHERE VALUES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S AND NEAR 100.
THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAT ADVISORIES WILL BE THIS WEEKEND. THE
HIGHEST VALUES WILL BE EAST OF THE I35 CORRIDOR AND IN THE
COASTAL PLAINS.

IN ADDITION TO HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES...DIRECT EXPOSURE TO
SUNLIGHT CAN ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO DEHYDRATION AND AN INCREASED
LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU
PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS AFTERNOON
ACTIVITIES FOR THE EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS. KNOW THE SIGNS
AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.

IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT
AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE
HEAT. NEVER LEAVE A CHILD OR PET UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...AS
INTERIORS WILL REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES
AFTER TURNING OFF THE AIR CONDITIONING. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE
BACK SEAT!


$$

TB3

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
613 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

IAZ017-082-051300-
CERRO GORDO-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...CRESTON
613 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...PATCHY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...

VISIBILITIES IN THE MASON CITY AND CRESTON AREAS HAVE FALLEN BELOW
ONE HALF MILE...AND COULD NEAR ZERO AT TIMES DUE TO PATCHY DENSE
FOG. VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE TOWARD 8 AM CDT.

$$

MJB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
448 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

TXZ229>234-239>247-052300-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...LAREDO...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...
ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...
INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...
WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
448 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...HEAT INDICES FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TODAY...

THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES AND HIGH DEWPOINTS WILL
PRODUCE HEAT INDICES FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREES TODAY ACROSS MOST OF
SOUTH TEXAS. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY EXPERIENCE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF
110 DEGREES OR GREATER FOR LESS THAN TWO HOURS.

RESIDENTS WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED ARE URGED TO DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED
CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE HEAT.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

$$

HART

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
148 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

AKZ207-060000-
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
148 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY BRINGING STRONG WINDS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HIGH
SURF ALONG THE COAST NORTH OF KIVALINA.

WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTH TO NORTHWEST LATE THURSDAY AND WIND
SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WAVES
ALONG THE COAST BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET.

MINOR EROSION OF COASTAL AREAS NORTH OF KIVALINA MAY OCCUR
FRIDAY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
146 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

AKZ201-060000-
WESTERN ARCTIC COAST-
INCLUDING...WAINWRIGHT...ATQASUK...POINT LAY...CAPE LISBURNE
146 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY BRINGING WINDY CONDITIONS AND POTENTIAL FOR HIGH
SURF ALONG COAST.

WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTH TO NORTHWEST LATE THURSDAY AND WIND
SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WAVES
ALONG THE COAST BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET.

MINOR EROSION OF COASTAL AREAS MAY OCCUR FRIDAY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
404 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-060915-
HOUSTON-TRINITY-MADISON-WALKER-SAN JACINTO-POLK-BURLESON-BRAZOS-
WASHINGTON-GRIMES-MONTGOMERY-LIBERTY-COLORADO-AUSTIN-WALLER-
HARRIS-CHAMBERS-WHARTON-FORT BEND-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-BRAZORIA-
GALVESTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROCKETT...TRINITY...GROVETON...
MADISONVILLE...HUNTSVILLE...SHEPHERD...COLDSPRING...LIVINGSTON...
CORRIGAN...ONALASKA...CALDWELL...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
COLLEGE STATION...BRYAN...BRENHAM...NAVASOTA...THE WOODLANDS...
CONROE...WILLIS...LIBERTY...CLEVELAND...DAYTON...COLUMBUS...
EAGLE LAKE...WEIMAR...SEALY...BELLVILLE...HEMPSTEAD...
PRAIRIE VIEW...BROOKSHIRE...HOUSTON...PASADENA...KATY...TOMBALL...
HUMBLE...WINNIE...MONT BELVIEU...ANAHUAC...EL CAMPO...WHARTON...
PIERCE...SUGAR LAND...MISSOURI CITY...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
EDNA...BAY CITY...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...LAKE JACKSON...ALVIN...
ANGLETON...FREEPORT...LEAGUE CITY...TEXAS CITY...FRIENDSWOOD...
GALVESTON
404 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...ELEVATED AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND...

PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 103 TO 108 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TODAY
DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON HOURS. THE GREATEST
THREAT FOR HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY WILL RESIDE PRIMARILY IN
THE COASTAL COUNTIES. HEAT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED AS EARLY AS
THURSDAY AS HIGH TEMPERATURES SLOWLY RISE HEADING INTO THE
WEEKEND.

RESIDENTS WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITY PLANS ARE URGED TO DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED
CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT INDOOR OR SHADED AREA BREAKS AWAY
FROM THE HEAT. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT
UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! CAR INTERIORS CAN
REACH LETHAL HIGH TEMPERATURES WITHIN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
347 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-060300-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...ALPINE...
FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...
MARATHON...SANDERSON...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
347 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015 /247 AM MDT WED AUG 5 2015/

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER
OF THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND...

VERY HOT, MUCH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER WEST TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERAURES WILL APPROACH
BUT REMAIN BELOW HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA ACROSS THE AREA.
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH 105 TO 110 IN THE PECOS RIVER VALLEY AND
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...100 TO 105 IN THE PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER
TRANS PECOS AND 95 TO 100 IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN REGIONS.
LUCKILY HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY LOW...HOWEVER THE
EXTENDED PERIOD OF THESE HOT CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO WEAR DOWN
THE BODY.

DIRECT EXPOSURE TO SUNLIGHT CAN ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO DEHYDRATION
AND AN INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS. TAKE EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE
STRENUOUS AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES FOR THE EARLY MORNING OR EVENING
HOURS. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE.

IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT
AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE
HEAT. NEVER LEAVE A CHILD OR PET UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...AS
INTERIORS WILL REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES
AFTER TURNING OFF THE AIR CONDITIONING. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE
BACK SEAT!

$$

RHLUCHAN

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