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  • Heat Advisory for Russell County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 3:12 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS312 PM CDT THU AUG 12 2010KSZ032-033-047-048-130100-/O.EXT.KICT.HT.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-100813T0100Z/RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH312 PM CDT THU AUG 12 2010...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.* HEAT INDICES...WILL HOVER AROUND 105 DEGREES THROUGH EARLYTHIS EVENING.* 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.TEMPERATURES WITHIN VEHICLES CAN BECOME LETHAL IN A FEW MINUTES.NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES FOR ANY DURATION!REMEMBER TO BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT!&&$$KED

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