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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Mon 07/04/2022 02:34 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 07/06/2022 10:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Topeka KS 134 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 KSZ011-012-021>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-051000- /O.CON.KTOP.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-220707T0200Z/ Nemaha-Brown-Clay-Riley-Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Ottawa- Dickinson-Geary-Morris-Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon-Osage- Franklin-Coffey-Anderson- Including the cities of Sabetha, Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton, Clay Center, Manhattan, Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry, McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Minneapolis, Bennington, Abilene, Herington, Junction City, Council Grove, Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville, Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale, Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo, and Garnett 134 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected. * WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central and northeast Kansas. * WHEN...through 9 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses like cramps, exhaustion and heat stroke to occur. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Overnight lows are not expected to provide much relief with temperatures only briefly falling into the upper 70s around dawn. The Heat Advisory may be extended or upgraded to a Heat Warning in the coming days as the stretch of hot and humid conditions may continue through the end of the week. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. &&