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Heat Advisory issued August 27 at 3:41PM CDT until August 27 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:41 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE COOLED THE AIR OVER
MUCH OF CENTRAL MISSOURI...HEAT INDEX VALUES HAVE REACH UP TO
AROUND 100 DEGREES IN SOME AREAS THIS AFTERNOON.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THROUGH 7 PM. FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS
INTO SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MISSOURI.
* TEMPERATURE...OUTSIDE OF THUNDERSTORM COOLED AIR...HEAT INDEX
VALUES OF 100 TO 105 CAN BE EXPECTED.
* 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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