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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Morris County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 3:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS352 AM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010KSZ026-035>040-054>056-058-059-142130-/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-100815T0100Z/JEFFERSON-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA352 AM 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.* HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 95 TO 100 DEGREE RANGE ARE EXPECTEDTODAY. THESE TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITYWILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 103 TO 110.* IMPACTS...THIS LONG-LIVED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATEA DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES INCLUDINGHEATSTROKE ARE POSSIBLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID PROLONGED WORK IN THE SUN...DRINKPLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...AND CHECK UPON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFTUNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLYTRUE DURING WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACHLETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.&&$$

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