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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 06/30/2020 04:34 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 06/30/2020 09:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wichita KS 334 PM CDT Tue Jun 30 2020 KSZ033-048>053-067>069-082-083-091>093-010100- /O.CON.KICT.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-200701T0100Z/ Lincoln-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-Reno-Harvey- Butler-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-Sumner-Cowley- Including the cities of Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill, Kingman, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center, Wichita, Anthony, Harper, Attica, Wellington, Winfield, and Arkansas City 334 PM CDT Tue Jun 30 2020 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Heat index values from 104 to 108 expected. * WHERE...Central and South-central Kansas. * WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Heat illnesses like cramps or exhaustion are possible if precautions are not taken. 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. &&