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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Rush County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 7:10 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS710 PM CDT WED JUL 14 2010...HIGH HEAT INDEX CONDITIONS ARE STARTING TO DIMINISH....TEMPERATURES ARE STARTING TO FALL AS WE LOSE AFTERNOON HEATING.IN ADDITION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING ACROSS SOUTHWEST KANSASWHICH ARE ALSO DEVELOPING COOLER OUTFLOW WINDS. THEREFORE THE HEATADVISORY THAT WAS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF SOUTHWEST KANSAS HAS BEENALLOWED TO EXPIRE.KSZ031-046-065-066-079>081-089-090-150115-/O.CON.KDDC.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-100715T0100Z/ELLIS-RUSH-PAWNEE-STAFFORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-PRATT-COMANCHE-BARBER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAYS...ELLIS...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER...LARNED...BURDETT...ST. JOHN...STAFFORD...HUDSON...KINSLEY...LEWIS...GREENSBURG...HAVILAND...PRATT...COLDWATER...PROTECTION...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY710 PM CDT WED JUL 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.* HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 110 TO 115 DEGREES WILL CONTINUETHROUGH EARLY EVENING.* SUCH HOT WEATHER POSES AN ELEVATED RISK OF HEAT RELATEDILLNESSES FOR PERSONS ENGAGING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES OR LEFTIN UNVENTILATED AREAS SUCH AS AUTOMOBILES.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 FLUIDS...STAYIN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UPON RELATIVES... NEIGHBORS AND PETS.&&$$GERARD

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