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  • ExcessiveHeat Warning for Marion County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Monday, August 9, 2010 at 4:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS440 PM CDT MON AUG 9 2010KSZ049-051>053-068>072-083-092>096-098>100-100545-/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100812T0000Z/SALINE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-SEDGWICK-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALINA...MCPHERSON...MARION...COTTONWOOD FALLS...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...WICHITA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS440 PM CDT MON AUG 9 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDTWEDNESDAY...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDTWEDNESDAY.* HEAT INDICES...ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREESTHIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN DURING THE AFTERNOON ON BOTH TUESDAYAND WEDNESDAY.* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CANRESULT IN CONDITIONS WHICH CAN LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES.NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES AND REMEMBER TO BEATTHE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.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.&&$$

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