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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Anderson County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 3:39 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS339 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010KSZ026-039-040-054>056-058-059-150100-/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-100815T0100Z/JEFFERSON-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA339 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THISEVENING...* HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 93 TO 98 DEGREE RANGE ARE EXPECTEDTODAY. THESE TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITYWILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 103 TO 108.* IMPACTS...THIS LONG-LIVED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES WILLCREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES INCLUDINGHEATSTROKE ARE POSSIBLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID PROLONGED WORK IN THE SUN...DRINKPLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...AND CHECKUP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BELEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS ISESPECIALLY TRUE DURING WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CANREACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.&&$$

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