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  • Heat Advisory for Bourbon County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Friday, August 20, 2010 at 1:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, August 20, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO154 PM CDT FRI AUG 20 2010KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066>068-077-078-088-089-093-101-210000-/O.CON.KSGF.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-100821T0000Z/BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-BARTON-CEDAR-JASPER-DADE-NEWTON-MCDONALD-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...HERMITAGE...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...NEOSHO...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE154 PM CDT FRI AUG 20 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.* SHORT TERM TRENDS...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES WERECOMMON IN THE ADVISORY AREA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...CRITICAL HEAT INDEX VALUES AREEXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS ANDSOUTHWEST MISSOURI...MAINLY WEST OF AN ANDERSON TO WARSAW LINE.* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF NEAR 105 DEGREES CAN BEEXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT CAN RESULT INHEAT EXHAUSTION AND ILLNESSES.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 FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONEDROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES ANDNEIGHBORS.&&$$DSA

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