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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Miami County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 12:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 9 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO1240 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON....DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON BUT RELIEF IS ON THE WAYWITH COOLER AND DRIER AIR EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION ON SUNDAY.HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE 10 DEGREES COOLER ON SUNDAY WITHMUCH LESS HUMIDITY.KSZ057-060-MOZ038>040-043>046-053-054-150200-/O.CON.KEAX.EH.W.0005.000000T0000Z-100815T0200Z/MIAMI-LINN KS-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLA...MOUND CITY...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA...MARSHALL...FAYETTE...NEW FRANKLIN...RAYMORE...HARRISONVILLE...PLEASANT HILL...WARRENSBURG...SEDALIA...BOONVILLE...BUTLER...RICH HILL...CLINTON1240 PM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THISEVENING...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THISEVENING.* AREAS AFFECTED...PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND EASTCENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTH OF THE MISSOURI RIVER.* TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S THISAFTERNOON. COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY.* HEAT INDEX VALUES...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND OPPRESSIVEHUMIDITY WILL ONCE AGAIN PRODUCE DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUESIN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES CANRESULT IN DEHYDRATION...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE ANDPOTENTIALLY BE LIFE THREATENING. THE HEAT WILL BE MOST OPPRESSIVETHIS AFTERNOON...THUS THOSE WITH OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES SHOULD USEEXTRA CAUTION DURING THIS TIME PERIOD. TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO AVOIDHEAT RELATED ILLNESS.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 SITUATIONIN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLICBEVERAGES...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THESUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES...THE ELDERLY AND PETS.&&$$CDB

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