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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

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

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oneeye_wilbur 3 years, 9 months ago

yeah, yeah, so what's new. go interview the county commissioners and find out how much longer they want to put the heat on the tax payers.

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autie 3 years, 9 months ago

humid air mass? You mean the same one that has been in my front yard for the last week?

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Pywacket 3 years, 9 months ago

What is pickleball?! We used to get pickled, then go play tennis at a rural high school where the lights were on hour timers--is that it?

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windjunky 3 years, 9 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!

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