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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Greenwood County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 1:28 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS128 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010KSZ069>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-150100-/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100815T0100Z/BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS128 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 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...WILL CONTINUE TO RANGE FROM NEAR 105 TO 110DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS ACROSSSOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.* 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!&&$$KED

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