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  • Excessive Heat Watch for Geary County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 3:54 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS354 AM CDT SAT AUG 7 2010...DANGEROUS PERIOD OF HOT WEATHER LIKELY OVER THE COMING WEEK...A HEAT WAVE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE REGION BEGINNING SUNDAYWITH HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110. THERE IS A CHANCE THATTHIS HEAT WAVE COULD PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK WITH NO REAL RELIEFFORECAST UNTIL FRIDAY OR POSSIBLY SATURDAY.KSZ036-037-072130-/O.EXA.KTOP.EH.A.0001.100808T1800Z-100812T0100Z/GEARY-MORRIS-INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JUNCTION CITY354 AM CDT SAT AUG 7 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGHWEDNESDAY EVENING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVEHEAT WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGHWEDNESDAY EVENING.* TEMPERATURE WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 90S SUNDAY THROUGHWEDNESDAY. THIS COMBINED WITH HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITY WILLPRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE.* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE ADANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES INCLUDING HEATSTROKE AREPOSSIBLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...EFFORT SHOULD BE MADE TO GET ANY OUTDOOR WORK DONE TODAY.CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS AREUSUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. FRIENDS...RELATIVESAND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK...ANDENSURE THERE IS A PLACE AVAILABLE TO COOL DOWN. TEMPERATURES WITHINVEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE CHILDRENOR PETS IN VEHICLES AND REMEMBER TO BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THEBACKSEAT.&&$$

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