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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
403 AM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-200915-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
403 AM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dangerous heat indices from 105 to around 110 will be present
through early this evening. An Excessive Heat Warning remains in
effect for all areas and should be referred to for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Dangerous heat indices from 103 to 107 will once again be present
across the area from around midday until early in the evening on
Saturday. An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for all areas
until early Saturday evening and should be referred to for more
information.

Scattered thunderstorms that may produce hail as large as pennies,
winds around 50 mph and heavy rains are possible for Central Kansas
late Saturday night and for all areas from Sunday night until early
Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

$$




Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
327 AM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019


KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-192230-
/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190721T0000Z/
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-
Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-
Harper-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-
Labette-
Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove,
Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling,
McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls,
Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover,
Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt,
Kingman, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center,
Wichita, Anthony, Harper, Attica, Wellington, Winfield,
Arkansas City, Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Neodesha,
Fredonia, Chanute, Sedan, Cedar Vale, Coffeyville, Independence,
and Parsons
327 AM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the upper
  80s...and dewpoints in the upper 60s.

* TIMING...From this afternoon and continuing through early
  Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses due to the prolonged period
  of heat and humidity. The most susceptible are the elderly,
  very young and animals. You should be prepared for dangerous
  heat!

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. As such 9 1 1 should be called immediately!

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of heat
and humidity will create a dangerous situation where heat
illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air
conditioned room. Stay out of the sun and check up on relatives
and neighbors. Watch your pets! Temperatures within vehicles can
become lethal in only a few minutes. Never leave children or pets
in vehicles for any duration! Remember to beat the heat, check
the backseat and to "Look before you lock".

&&

$$

Metzger



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