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  • National Weather Service
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:00 PM Local Time
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS 336 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014 ...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY... KSZ032-033-047gt;053-067gt;072-082-083-091gt;096-098gt;100-262245- /O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0004.140726T1800Z-140727T0100Z/ 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...GREAT BEND... ELLSWORTH...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON...MARION... COTTONWOOD FALLS...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA... EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY... HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD... FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE... PARSONS 336 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURES...WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 105 THIS AFTERNOON. * HEAT INDICES...OF 102 TO 107 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. * IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED PERIOD MAY BE OVERCOME BY THE HEAT AND EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT HEALTH ISSUES. 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. TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES. REMEMBER TO BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

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