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  • Heat Advisory for Jefferson County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Monday, August 2, 2010 at 3:49 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS349 PM CDT MON AUG 2 2010KSZ011-012-022>024-026-035>040-054>056-058-059-030200-/O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-100804T0100Z/NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIAWATHA...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA349 PM CDT MON AUG 2 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT TUESDAY.* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 105 WILLBE COMMON THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SIMILAR TEMPERATURES EXPECTEDTUESDAY AFTERNOON. RELATIVELY HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL COMBINEWITH THE HEAT TO BRING HEAT INDEX VALUES INTO THE 103 TO 115DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON...AND THE 103 TO 109 DEGREE RANGETUESDAY AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS...DEHYDRATION...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND EVEN HEAT STROKEARE POSSIBLE FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUSPHYSICAL ACTIVITY. DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS TO AVOIDDEHYDRATION. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTINGCLOTHING AND A HAT TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUN. USE ASUNSCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE SUNBURN.&&$$

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