...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values up to 105 expected today with heat
index values up to 110 Tuesday and Wednesday. Overnight heat
indices will remain in the upper 70s to lower 80s.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Kansas and
central, north central, northeast, northwest and west central
* WHEN...From noon today to 11 PM CDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.
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.