Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
902 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

KSZ066-081-088>090-210000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.HT.Y.0008.190820T1800Z-190821T0000Z/
Stafford-Pratt-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
Including the cities of St. John, Stafford, Macksville, Pratt,
Ashland, Minneola, Coldwater, Lake Coldwater, Protection,
Medicine Lodge, and Kiowa
902 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
this evening.

* HEAT INDICES...105 to 109

* IMPACTS...Heat and high humidity is the most dangerous to the
  very old and the very young. Heat-related illnesses are likely
  for those outdoors that don`t take precautions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

   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.

&&

$$

Turner


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