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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
358 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-010900-
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-
358 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited hail risk.
  Limited thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited flooding risk.
  Elevated lightning risk.
  Extreme excessive heat risk.

DISCUSSION...

Afternoon and early evening heat index values are expected to
range from 100 to 110 degrees today, with slightly lower values
across central Missouri. The extended nature of this heat wave
will increase the risk for heat related illnesses.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected, mainly this evening into
tonight. A few strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon
into early tonight with damaging wind gusts to 60 mph and quarter
size hail being the primary hazards.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Titus



Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Springfield MO
227 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-077>079-088-089-093-094-101-311930-
/O.CON.KSGF.EH.W.0002.210731T1500Z-210801T0200Z/
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Vernon-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Jasper-Dade-
Newton-Lawrence-McDonald-
Including the cities of Fort Scott, Pawnee Station, Chicopee,
Lone Oak, Pittsburg, Baxter Springs, Lowell, Riverton, Columbus,
Neutral, Sherwin, Stippville, Nevada, Kenoma, Lamar,
Cedar Springs, El Dorado Springs, Filley, Arnica,
Caplinger Mills, Stockton, Bolivar, Joplin, Carthage, Greenfield,
Lockwood, Meinert, Neosho, Aurora, Mount Vernon, Marionville,
Anderson, Noel, Goodman, South West City, Pineville,
and Rocky Comfort
227 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to
  107 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Kansas and southwest and west
  central Missouri.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 9 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
  increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
  particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
  activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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