Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 17:24 PM. Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 CDT

Until 08:00 AM. Friday, Jul 13, 2018

KSZ049-051>053-068>072-083-092>096-098>100-131230- /O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-180714T0100Z/ Saline-McPherson-Marion-Chase-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson- Allen-Sedgwick-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua- Montgomery-Labette- Including the cities of Salina, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center, Wichita, Wellington, Winfield, Arkansas City, Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Neodesha, Fredonia, Chanute, Sedan, Cedar Vale, Coffeyville, Independence, and Parsons 516 PM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT FRIDAY... * Heat Index Values...Around 105 degrees through early Friday evening. * Impacts...Exposure to the heat without a way to cool down may lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and possibly heat stroke. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create conditions where heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air conditioned room if possible. 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. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Laura Mock