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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Barton County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 4:12 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS412 PM CDT TUE AUG 10 2010KSZ032-033-047-048-050-110100-/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100811T0100Z/RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-RICE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...LYONS412 PM CDT TUE AUG 10 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THISEVENING...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THISEVENING.* HEAT INDICES...ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREESTHROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CANRESULT IN CONDITIONS WHICH CAN LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OFDANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOTTEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATIONWHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAYIN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM. STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ONRELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOMELETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLESFOR ANY DURATION! REMEMBER...BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT!&&$$

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