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Missouri, Vernon

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 12:40 PM CDT on July 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* short term trends... temperatures at noon to 1 PM were around 90
degrees with heat index values mostly in the upper 90s to near
100 degrees.

* Timing and areas affected... across extreme southeastern Kansas
and west central Missouri this afternoon.

* Temperature... afternoon highs will climb into the middle 90s.
This combined with dew points in the lower 70s will result in
heat index readings around 105 degrees.

* Impacts... the effects of these hot and humid conditions will
lead to an increased risk of heat related illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.





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