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  • Heat Advisory for Chase County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 3:44 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 9, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS344 AM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO START THE WEEK....HEAT INDICES WILL CLIMB WELL INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS THIS AFTERNOON.THESE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID WEEK...AND POTENTIALLYCOULD LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY. MAKE PLANS NOW TO AVOID STRENUOUSOUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOTTEST PART OF THE DAY.KSZ032-033-047>053-067>069-082-083-091>093-082130-/O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0012.100808T1800Z-100810T0100Z/RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON...MARION...COTTONWOOD FALLS...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY344 AM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO8 PM CDT MONDAY...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO8 PM CDT MONDAY.* HEAT INDICES...ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREESDURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...ON SUNDAY ANDMONDAY.* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CANRESULT IN CONDITIONS WHICH CAN LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES ISEXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITYWILL CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINKPLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE.STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.&&$$HOWERTON

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