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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Rice County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Friday, August 13, 2010 at 3:41 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, August 13, 2010 at 9 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS341 PM CDT FRI AUG 13 2010KSZ049>051-140200-/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100814T0200Z/SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON341 PM CDT FRI AUG 13 2010...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THISEVENING...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THISEVENING.* HEAT INDICES...WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREES THISAFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CANRESULT IN CONDITIONS WHICH CAN LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.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. TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOMELETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLESFOR ANY DURATION! REMEMBER...BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT!&&$$SCHRECK

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