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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Anderson; Brown; Clay; Cloud; Coffey; Dickinson; Douglas; Franklin; Geary; Jackson; Jefferson; Lyon; Marshall; Morris; Nemaha; Osage; Ottawa; Pottawatomie; Republic; Riley; Shawnee; Wabaunsee; Washington

NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures this afternoon will reach into the upper 90s to around 106 degrees. Afternoon heat indices will climb to between 105 and 111 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

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 when possible and drink plenty of water. 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. 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.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Cass; Douglas; Gage; Jefferson; Johnson; Lancaster; Otoe; Saline; Sarpy; Washington

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Heat indices should reach the 100 to 110 degree range again this afternoon into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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 when possible and drink plenty of water.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Fillmore; Nuckolls; Thayer

NWS Hastings (North Central Kansas and South Central Nebraska)

...Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory continues today for parts of northern Kansas and southern Nebraska... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX...Peak heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees.

* TIMING...This afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to hot weather may lead to heat related illnesses if precautions are not taken.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Jewell; Mitchell; Osborne

NWS Hastings (North Central Kansas and South Central Nebraska)

...Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory continues today for parts of northern Kansas and southern Nebraska... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX...Peak heat index values of 105 to 107 degrees.

* TIMING...This afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to hot weather may lead to heat related illnesses if precautions are not taken.

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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Nemaha; Pawnee; Richardson

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Heat indices should reach the 105 to 115 degree range again this afternoon into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

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. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Phillips; Rooks; Smith

NWS Hastings (North Central Kansas and South Central Nebraska)

...Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory continues today for parts of northern Kansas and southern Nebraska... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX...Peak heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees.

* TIMING...This afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to hot weather may lead to heat related illnesses if precautions are not taken.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Seward

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* TEMPERATURE...Heat indices should reach the 100 to 110 degree range again this afternoon into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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 when possible and drink plenty of water.



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