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  • Heat Advisory for Trego County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 11:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 6 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS1105 AM CDT SAT JUL 17 2010...VERY HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON....UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE FROM THE SOUTHWESTERNUNITED STATES ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON.EXTREMELY MOIST AIR IN THE LOW LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILLREMAIN TRAPPED BENEATH WARM AIR ALOFT FROM SOUTH CENTRAL INTONORTHERN KANSAS. THE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL MIX OUT ACROSSWESTERN KANSAS... RESULTING IN LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND LESSHEAT STRESS.KSZ030-031-046-065-066-079>081-090-172300-/O.CON.KDDC.HT.Y.0002.100717T1900Z-100717T2300Z/TREGO-ELLIS-RUSH-PAWNEE-STAFFORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-PRATT-BARBER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...HAYS...ELLIS...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER...LARNED...BURDETT...ST. JOHN...STAFFORD...HUDSON...KINSLEY...LEWIS...GREENSBURG...HAVILAND...PRATT...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY1105 AM CDT SAT JUL 17 2010...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.* TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 105... ANDHEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RISE INTO THE 105 TO 110 RANGE DURING THEMID AND LATE AFTERNOON.* PERSONS PLANNING OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TOAVOID HEAT RELATED ILLNESS. HIGH HUMIDITY VALUES REDUCE THEABILITY OF THE BODY TO COOL ITSELF THROUGH EVAPORATION OFPERSPIRATION. BE SURE TO DRINK LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER ANDTAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES ISEXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITYWILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES AREPOSSIBLE. STAY OUT OF THE SUN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE...AND CHECK UPON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS... ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY.&&$$

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