Saturday, July 11, 2015

Heat Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS73 KSGF 111934
NPWSGF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
234 PM CDT SAT JUL 11 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066-067-077-078-088-121000-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0001.150712T1600Z-150714T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-BARTON-CEDAR-
JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...NEVADA...
APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
JOPLIN...CARTHAGE
234 PM CDT SAT JUL 11 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 7 PM CDT
MONDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...MIDDAY SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING FOR AREAS OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE BETWEEN 100 AND 105 SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND AROUND 105 MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES BOTH SUNDAY AND
MONDAY AFTERNOONS.

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.

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.

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DSA



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