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Archive for Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Excessive heat warning issued for Thursday and Friday

July 21, 2010

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for numerous Kansas counties, including Douglas, from 10 a.m. Thursday to 8 p.m. Friday.

A humid airmass is expected to move into northeast Kansas, leading to temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s. The heat index is expected to get higher than 105 degrees during the afternoons.

Impacts from prolonged exposure to the heat include dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Avoid strenuous physical activity, drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluids and try to stay in air conditioned buildings.

Counties included in the warning are:

  • Anderson
  • Coffey
  • Douglas
  • Franklin
  • Geary
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Lyon
  • Morris
  • Osage
  • Pottawatomie
  • Riley
  • Shawnee
  • Wabaunsee

Comments

windjunky 4 years, 5 months ago

Again, with the heat warnings! I guess I'll walk the dogs real early in the a.m. & play pickleball late at night under the lights!

Kristine Bailey 4 years, 5 months ago

What about 458 being closed for the last 2 hours and a helicopter?

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