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Radar valid at 700 pm CDT, Aug 8th 2020

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KSZ010-011-023-024-026-038>040-054>056-058-059-080430-
/O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.200808T1900Z-200809T0000Z/
Marshall-Nemaha-Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Wabaunsee-Shawnee-
Douglas-Lyon-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
Including the cities of Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort,
Sabetha, Seneca, Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls,
Oskaloosa, Perry, McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville,
Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville,
Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale,
Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo,
and Garnett
326 PM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 105 to 108 degrees expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Kansas.

* WHEN...From 2 PM to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This advisory may be expanded in area
tonight or Saturday morning if confidence in the heat increases.
Stay tuned for additional updates.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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