Excessive Heat Warning

Published 07/23 2016 03:44AM

Updated 07/23 2016 09:59AM

Issued at: 07/23/2016 3:41:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 07/24/2016 8:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Atchison KSZ025-057-060-103>105-MOZ028>033-037>040-043>046-053-054-232200- /O.CON.KEAX.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160725T0100Z/ ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-PLATTE- CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE- HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...PAOLA...OSAWATOMIE... LOUISBURG...PLEASANTON...LA CYGNE...MOUND CITY... FORT LEAVENWORTH...LEAVENWORTH...LANSING...KANSAS CITY KANSAS... OVERLAND PARK...STANLEY...OLATHE...SHAWNEE...LENEXA...PARKVILLE... PLATTE CITY...RIVERSIDE...WEATHERBY LAKE...WESTON...GLADSTONE... LIBERTY...EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...RICHMOND...LAWSON...CARROLLTON... SALISBURY...BRUNSWICK...KEYTESVILLE...MOBERLY...KANSAS CITY... INDEPENDENCE...ODESSA...HIGGINSVILLE...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA... MARSHALL...FAYETTE...GLASGOW...NEW FRANKLIN...BELTON...RAYMORE... HARRISONVILLE...PLEASANT HILL...WARRENSBURG...SEDALIA... BOONVILLE...BUTLER...ADRIAN...RICH HILL...CLINTON...WINDSOR 341 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY... * TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 90S...POSSIBLY NEARING 100 IN PLACES. * HEAT INDICES...105 TO 110 DEGREES. * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO OPPRESSIVE CONDITIONS WHICH COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. 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...DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AVOIDING CAFFEINATED AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES... STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM AND 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. && $$