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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:16 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT
this evening...

* temperature... high temperatures are expected to get into the 90s
with heat indices around 100 degrees.

* Impacts... heat illnesses are possible for those spending
prolonged time outdoors or those more susceptible to heat
illnesses, such as children and the elderly.

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.




Special Statement
Issued: 9:53 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Pettis...
southwestern Saline... southeastern Lafayette and northeastern Johnson
counties until 1030 am CDT...

At 953 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Sweet Springs, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sweet Springs, Houstonia, Emma and Hughesville.

This includes Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 60 and
72.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3905 9356 3911 9341 3886 9320 3878 9352
time... Mot... loc 1453z 326deg 22kt 3899 9345


Grana

953 am CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Pettis...
southwestern Saline... southeastern Lafayette and northeastern Johnson
counties until 1030 am CDT...

At 953 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Sweet Springs, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sweet Springs, Houstonia, Emma and Hughesville.

This includes Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 60 and
72.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3905 9356 3911 9341 3886 9320 3878 9352
time... Mot... loc 1453z 326deg 22kt 3899 9345


Grana


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