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  • Heat Advisory for Atchison County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 3:06 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 9 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO306 PM CDT TUE AUG 3 2010KSZ025-102-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-040200-/O.CON.KEAX.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-100804T0200Z/ATCHISON KS-DONIPHAN-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...TROY...TARKIO...MARYVILLE...GRANT CITY...ALBANY...STANBERRY...BETHANY...PRINCETON...UNIONVILLE...LANCASTER...MOUND CITY...OREGON...SAVANNAH...CAMERON...GALLATIN...JAMESPORT...TRENTON...MILAN...GREEN CITY...KIRKSVILLE...ST. JOSEPH...PLATTSBURG...HAMILTON...POLO...CHILLICOTHE...BROOKFIELD...MACON...LA PLATA306 PM CDT TUE AUG 3 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.* AREAS AFFECTED...LOCATIONS GENERALLY BOUNDED BY A LINES FROMATCHISON KANSAS AND MOUND CITY MISSOURI TO CHILLICOTHE.* FORECAST...TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB BACK INTO THE UPPER 90S TOAROUND 100 DEGREES LATE THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARYPRESSING SOUTH MAY PROVIDE SOME RELIEF FROM THESE OPPRESSIVECONDITIONS BY WEDNESDAY ACROSS FAR NORTHERN MISSOURI.* HEAT INDEX VALUES...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITYWILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 105 TO 110LATE THIS AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUESCAN RESULT IN DEHYDRATION...HEAT EXHAUSTION...AND HEATSTROKE... ALL POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS IF NOTTREATED IMMEDIATELY.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES ISEXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITYWILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES AREPOSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES...STAY IN ANAIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ONRELATIVES...THE ELDERLY AND PETS.&&$$

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