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County,
Heat Advisory issued August 22 at 8:55PM CDT until August 25 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:55 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HEAT WILL CONTINUE...
.SUMMERTIME HIGH PRESSURE IS FORECASTED TO REMAIN IN PLACE OVER
THE OZARKS REGION THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL CAUSE
TEMPERATURES TO WARM INTO THE UPPER 90S AND LOWER 100S ON AN
AFTERNOON BASIS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE MISSOURI
OZARKS INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS THROUGH MONDAY.
* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
100 DEGREES. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 108 ON AN
AFTERNOON BASIS.
* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

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