Saturday, August 8, 2015

Heat Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
734 AM CDT SAT AUG 8 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT FOR THE WEEKEND...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE
REGION THIS WEEKEND AND WILL ALLOW FOR A BRIEF PERIOD OF
EXCESSIVE HEAT TO DEVELOP. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S
THIS WEEKEND ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES
CLIMBING ABOVE 105 DEGREES FOR THE AFTERNOON AND PART OF THE
EVENING BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.


KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-056-066>068-077>080-088>090-093-094-101-102-
082045-
/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0007.150808T1700Z-150810T0300Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-
BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-
MCDONALD-BARRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PAWNEE STATION...
CHICOPEE...LONE OAK...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...LOWELL...
RIVERTON...COLUMBUS...NEUTRAL...SHERWIN...STIPPVILLE...WARSAW...
WHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON...
LINCOLN...VERSAILLES...ROCKY MOUNT...STOVER...LAURIE...NEVADA...
TIFFIN...APPLETON CITY...JOHNSON CITY...WEAUBLEAU...HERMITAGE...
QUINCY...WHEATLAND...CROSS TIMBERS...KENOMA...LAMAR...
CEDAR SPRINGS...EL DORADO SPRINGS...FILLEY...ARNICA...
CAPLINGER MILLS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...CHARITY...
FOOSE...MARCH...PLAD...WINDYVILLE...OLIVE...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...
GREENFIELD...LOCKWOOD...MEINERT...SPRINGFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...
MOUNT VERNON...MARIONVILLE...ANDERSON...NOEL...GOODMAN...
SOUTH WEST CITY...PINEVILLE...ROCKY COMFORT...MONETT...MADRY...
CASSVILLE
734 AM CDT SAT AUG 8 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES SHOULD REACH THE MID TO UPPER
90S BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES CLIMBING
INTO THE 105 TO 109 DEGREE RANGE BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT CAN CAUSE HEAT
EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

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.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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.

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.

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