484  
WWUS73 KDDC 220938  
NPWDDC  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS  
438 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
KSZ045-064-077>080-087>089-230100-  
/O.CON.KDDC.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170723T0100Z/  
NESS-HODGEMAN-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NESS CITY, JETMORE, HANSTON, CIMARRON,  
MONTEZUMA, DODGE CITY, KINSLEY, LEWIS, GREENSBURG, HAVILAND,  
MEADE, PLAINS CITY, FOWLER, ASHLAND, MINNEOLA, COLDWATER,  
LAKE COLDWATER, AND PROTECTION  
438 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* HEAT INDICES...103 TO 106 DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON  
SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE  
NOT TAKEN.  
 
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. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
KSZ031-046-065-066-081-090-230100-  
/O.CON.KDDC.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170723T0100Z/  
ELLIS-RUSH-PAWNEE-STAFFORD-PRATT-BARBER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PHEIFER, HAYS, LA CROSSE, LARNED,  
ST. JOHN, STAFFORD, MACKSVILLE, PRATT, MEDICINE LODGE, AND KIOWA  
438 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* HEAT INDICES...NEAR 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON  
AND AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE  
NOT TAKEN.  
 
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. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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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