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  • ExcessiveHeat Warning for Morris County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 9:31 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS931 PM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...DANGEROUS PERIOD OF HOT WEATHER TO CONTINUE THROUGH MID WEEK...A HEAT WAVE IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE REGION INTO THEMIDDLE OF THE WEEK WITH DAYTIME HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND113. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH NEAR 100 WITH LOWS ONLY FALLINGTO THE MID 70S. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE HEAT WAVE COULDPERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.KSZ010>012-022>024-026-036>040-054>056-058-059-091200-/O.CON.KTOP.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-100812T0100Z/MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...MANHATTAN...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA931 PM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDTWEDNESDAY...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDTWEDNESDAY.* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE 97 TO 100 DEGREE RANGE WILL BECOMMON THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH LOWS ONLY FALLING TO THE MID 70S.THESE TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITY WILLPRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS IN THE 105 TO 113 DEGREE RANGEDURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATEA DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES INCLUDINGHEATSTROKE ARE POSSIBLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS AREUSUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. FRIENDS...RELATIVESAND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK...ANDENSURE THERE IS A PLACE AVAILABLE TO COOL DOWN. TEMPERATURESWITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES. NEVER LEAVECHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES AND REMEMBER TO BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.&&$$

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