Weather Alerts

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory Remains In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To
8 Pm Cdt This Evening
A Heat Advisory Remains In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To
8 Pm Cdt This Evening.
- Temperature: Highs This Afternoon Will Be In The Mid To Upper 90s
With Heat Indices Around 105.
- Impacts: Those Exposed To The Dangerous Heat And High Humidity
Over A Prolonged Period Could Result In An Increased Risk To
Heat Related Illnesses. Cars Can Reach Lethal Temperatures In
A Matter Of Minutes. Never Leave Children Or Pets Unattended
In A Vehicle Not Even For A Minute.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Heat Advisory Means That A Period Of Hot Temperatures Is
Expected. The Combination Of Hot Temperatures And High Humidity
Will Create A Situation In Which Heat Illnesses Are Possible.
Drink Plenty Of Water Avoid Caffeinated Alcoholic Or High
Sugar Content Beverages Stay In An Air-conditioned Room Stay
Out Of The Sun And Check Up On Neighbors The Elderly And
Pets.
Take Extra Precautions If You Work Or Spend Time Outside. When
Possible Reschedule Strenuous Activities To Early Morning Or
Late Evening. Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Heat Exhaustion And
Heat Stroke. Wear Light Colored Light Weight And Loose Fitting
Clothing When 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 And Seek
Emergency Assistance. Heat Stroke Is An Emergency - Call
911 Immediately.

Heat Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Republic
  • Washington
  • Marshall
  • Nemaha
  • Cloud
  • Clay
  • Riley
  • Pottawatomie
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Dickinson
  • Geary
  • Morris
  • Wabaunsee
  • Shawnee
  • Douglas
  • Lyon
  • Osage
  • Franklin
  • Coffey
  • Anderson

Heat Advisory Remains In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To
8 Pm Cdt This Evening
A Heat Advisory Remains In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To
8 Pm Cdt This Evening.
- Temperature The Highest Heat Index Today Should Range From 103
To 108 Degrees.
- Timing Dangerous Heat Indices Are Expected Between 1 Pm And 8
Pm With The Hottest Conditions Between 3 Pm And 7 Pm.
- Impacts Those Exposed To The Dangerous Heat And Humidity
Over A Prolonged Period May Lead To An Increased Risk Of Heat-
Related Illness.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Heat Advisory Is Issued When High Humidities Are Expected To
Combine With Hot Temperatures To Make It Feel Like It Is
105 Degrees Or Greater. Persons Are Advised To Avoid Prolonged
Work In The Sun Or In Poorly Ventilated Areas. Also Keep Plenty
Of Liquids On Hand And Try To Stay In An Air Conditioned
Environment.
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.