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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; Barton; Butler; Chase; Chautauqua; Cowley; Elk; Ellsworth; Greenwood; Harper; Harvey; Kingman; Labette; Lincoln; Marion; McPherson; Montgomery; Neosho; Reno; Rice; Russell; Saline; Sedgwick; Sumner; Wilson; Woodson

NWS Wichita (Southeastern Kansas)

...Intense Heat To Grip All Areas From Wednesday Thru Saturday... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM Wednesday to 7 PM CDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.

* Heat Index Values...Up to 105 to 108 due to afternoon temperatures from the upper 90s in southeast Kansas and 100 to near 105 in south central and central Kansas thru Friday. Dewpoints will range from the mid 60s to mid 70s.

* TIMING...Beginning Wednesday afternoon and continuing through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses due to the prolonged period of heat and humidity. The most susceptible are the elderly, very young and animals. Now is the time to prepare.

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. An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of heat and humidity will create a dangerous situation where heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air conditioned room. Stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. Temperatures within vehicles can become lethal in a few minutes. Never leave children or pets in vehicles. Remember to beat the heat, check the backseat.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Anderson; Brown; Clay; Cloud; Coffey; Dickinson; Douglas; Franklin; Geary; Jackson; Jefferson; Lyon; Marshall; Morris; Nemaha; Osage; Ottawa; Pottawatomie; Republic; Riley; Shawnee; Wabaunsee; Washington

NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM Wednesday to 8 PM CDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.

* TEMPERATURE...Expected high temperatures in the middle 90s to around 100 degrees will combine with humid conditions to bring afternoon heat indices into the 103 to 110 degree range.

* IMPACTS...Heat-related illnesses are possible for those spending a prolonged amount of time outdoors or those who are more susceptible to heat, such as young children and elderly.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot weather is expected, during which heat illnesses are likely. Postpone any non-essential outdoor activities during the midday and afternoon. Stay in an air-conditioned building and check up on relatives and neighbors. If you must venture outside, drink plenty of water, wear light and loose fitting clothing, and reduce strenuous activities. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Atchison; Doniphan; Johnson; Leavenworth; Linn; Miami; Wyandotte

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM Wednesday to 8 PM CDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will be in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees with night time lows in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. Heat index values will reach 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses will be likely for those spending prolonged time outside or time indoors in non-air conditioned locations. The prolonged heat could be especially dangerous for those most susceptible including young children and the elderly.

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. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. 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. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.


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