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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Thu 07/12/2018 04:06 AM EDT

End Time

Sat 07/14/2018 09:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Topeka KS 306 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 KSZ022-023-026-036-038>040-054>056-058-059-122100- /O.EXT.KTOP.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-180715T0100Z/ Riley-Pottawatomie-Jefferson-Geary-Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon- Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson- Including the cities of Manhattan, Wamego, St. Marys, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry, McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Junction City, Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville, Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale, Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo, and Garnett 306 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SATURDAY... * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures will be in the middle 90s to around 100 degrees. Combined with the humidity, it will feel more like 100 to 107 degrees. Additionally there may not be much relief overnight as lows only fall into the middle 70s. * IMPACTS...Exposure to the heat without a way to cool down will lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and possibly heat stroke. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot weather is expected, during which heat illnesses are possible. Limit your outdoor activities during this time, stay in an air-conditioned building, and check up on relatives and neighbors. While outside, drink plenty of water, wear light and loose fitting clothing, and reduce strenuous activities. &&