...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
Effective: July 04, 2022 @ 1:00pm
Expires: July 06, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Heat index values of 100 to 105 expected during the afternoon hours.
Portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas.
From 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday.
Hot air and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
Stay well hydrated to reduce the risk of heat related illnesses. Avoid working outside during between 1 PM and 7 PM if possible.
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. 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 lightweight 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. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.