Miller Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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

...Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT Sunday.

* Timing and areas affected...areas along and north of a line from Pittsburg Kansas to Lake of The Ozarks.

* Temperature...temperatures will be in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees. Heat indices will range from 100 to 107 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.

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.

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 9 1 1.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:29 am CDT on August 22, 2014

Max min County location temp temp precip significant weather

Barry Roaring River sp 93 68 0.00 Webster Niangua 95 71 0.00 Douglas Ava 97 71 0.00 Morgan Gravois Mills 95 76 0.00 Laclede 1 se Morgan 99 71 0.00 Benton Edwards 6w 97 75 0.00 Jasper Sarcoxie 1w 97 74 0.00