Sunday, July 19, 2015

Heat Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS73 KSGF 191845
NPWSGF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
145 PM CDT SUN JUL 19 2015

...HOT AND HUMID THIS AFTERNOON...

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-200100-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150720T0100Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
145 PM CDT SUN JUL 19 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...MID AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
MIDDLE 80S TO LOWER 90S ACROSS THE REGION WITH DEW POINTS IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S. THIS HAS RESULTED IN HEAT INDICES IN THE 94
TO 103 DEGREE RANGE.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THE HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
ALL OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
THROUGH 8 PM. THE HEAT ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO
MONDAY FOR PARTS OF THE REGION.

* TEMPERATURE AND HEAT INDEX...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT
IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S WITH WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100
TO 108 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK
FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PERSONS IN POOR HEALTH AND THE
ELDERLY WILL BE AT PARTICULAR RISK IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN.

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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SCHAUMANN



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