« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove,
Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling,
McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls,
Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover,
Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt,
Kingman, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center,
Wichita, Anthony, Harper, Attica, Wellington, Winfield,
Arkansas City, Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Neodesha,
Fredonia, Chanute, Sedan, Cedar Vale, Coffeyville, Independence,
333 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
* Heat Index Values...up to 107.
* Timing...heat indices will top 100 around noon and peak between
3 PM and 5 PM.
* Impacts...Outdoor workers are at risk for heat exhaustion or
heat stroke this afternoon. Children and pets are also at risk
if left in unattended cars.
Temperatures within vehicles can become lethal in a few minutes.
Never leave children or pets in vehicles. Remember to beat the
heat, check the backseat.
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.
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create conditions where heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of fluids and stay in an air conditioned room if possible.
Stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors.