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Heat Advisory
KSZ011-012-021>024-026-035-036-038>040-055-056-058-059-260100-
/O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0003.170725T1700Z-170726T0100Z/
Nemaha-Brown-Clay-Riley-Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Dickinson-
Geary-Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
Including the cities of Sabetha, Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton,
Clay Center, Manhattan, Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls,
Oskaloosa, Perry, McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville,
Abilene, Herington, Junction City, Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill,
Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville, Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence,
Osage City, Carbondale, Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa,
Burlington, Lebo, and Garnett
329 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
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.

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.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT this
evening.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures this afternoon will reach into
the mid and upper 90s. Afternoon heat indices will reach up to
106 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Outdoor workers are at risk for heat exhaustion or
heat stroke this afternoon. Children and pets are at risk if
left alone in unattended vehicles.

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. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

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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