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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:53 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT
Saturday.

* Temperature... heat indices of 100 to 108 degrees will occur
this afternoon and again Saturday afternoon lasting into the
evening hours each day.

* Impacts... excessive heat of this nature can rapidly cause heat
related sickness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when high humidities are expected to
combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is
105 degrees or greater. Persons are advised to avoid prolonged
work in the sun... or in poorly ventilated areas. Also keep plenty
of liquids on hand and try to stay in an air conditioned
environment.

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.




Record Report

Statement as of 1:40 AM CDT on August 22, 2014


... Record highest minimum temperature tied at Topeka KS...

The lowest temperature measured at Topeka yesterday... August
21... was 79 degrees. This ties the record for the highest minimum
temperature for that date. The record was previously set in 2003.


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