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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO 251 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017 ...Dangerous Heat Returns This Week... .Hot and humid temperatures are expected to build this week and linger through Saturday across the region. Air temperatures will reach near the triple digit mark by midweek, and heat indices may reach or exceed 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon Wednesday through Saturday. While the entire area is currently expected to experience these dangerously hot conditions over the prolonged period from Wednesday through Saturday, cloud cover or perhaps a few isolated storms could provide some periodic cooling across northern Missouri, and confidence for a warning is lower along and north of Highway 36 where the watch remains in effect. KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ020>025-028>033-037>040-043>046-053-054- 181100- /O.UPG.KEAX.EH.A.0001.170718T1700Z-170723T0100Z/ /O.NEW.KEAX.EH.W.0002.170719T1700Z-170723T0100Z/ Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte- Johnson KS-Buchanan-Clinton-Caldwell-Livingston-Linn MO-Macon- 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, Wathena, Elwood, Troy, Highland, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Lansing, Kansas City Kansas, Overland Park, Stanley, Olathe, Shawnee, Lenexa, St. Joseph Airport, St. Joseph, Cameron, Plattsburg, Lathrop, Hamilton, Braymer, Polo, Breckenridge, Chillicothe, Brookfield, Marceline, Macon, La Plata, 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, and Windsor 251 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from noon Wednesday to 8 PM CDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect. * TEMPERATURE...Highs from the mid 90s to near 100 degrees. Low temperatures will only drop to the middle to upper 70s. * HEAT INDEX...105 to 110. * IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. 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. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. &&