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  • Heat Advisory for Rice County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 9:35 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 9, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS935 PM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS WEEK....HEAT INDICES WILL CLIMB WELL INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS DURING THEAFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS THROUGH EARLY THIS WEEK...ANDCOULD PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE AND END OF THE WEEK. MAKE PLANS NOWTO AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOTTEST PART OFTHE DAY.KSZ032-033-047-048-050-067-082-091-091045-/O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-100810T0100Z/RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-RICE-RENO-KINGMAN-HARPER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...LYONS...HUTCHINSON...KINGMAN...ANTHONY...HARPER935 PM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT MONDAY...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT MONDAY.* HEAT INDICES...ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREESDURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...THROUGH ATLEAST MONDAY.* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CANRESULT IN CONDITIONS WHICH CAN LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES ISEXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITYWILL CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINKPLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE.STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.&&$$KETCHAM

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