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Archive for Sunday, July 24, 2011

Excessive heat warning expires

July 24, 2011, 1:06 a.m. Updated July 24, 2011, 7:03 p.m.

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7 p.m.

The excessive heat warning for Douglas County expired at 7 p.m. as scheduled.

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The excessive heat warning that's been blanketing the better part of eastern Kansas is set to expire Sunday evening.

According to the current warning in effect for Douglas and surrounding counties, the excessive heat warning will expire by 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service says temperatures are once again expected to near 100 degrees with the heat index closer to 110 degrees. People with plans for outdoor activity are advised to either reschedule the activities or take the necessary precautions, which include drinkings plenty of water and wearing loose-fitting clothing.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 9 months ago

Severe thunderstorm watch issued at 650pm. That sounds good!

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thebcman 2 years, 9 months ago

It will be downgraded to a heat advisory. heat warning = heat index of at least 105 for more than 3 hours per day on 2 consecutive days, or heat index of at least 115 for any period. heat advisory = heat index of at least 105 (but less than 115) for less than 3 hours per day or if nighttime lows are above 80 for 2 consecutive days.

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autie 2 years, 9 months ago

So tell me what is different at seven? It is just going to be hot again tomorrow. And the next day. And the next day. And the next day. They should simply extend the heat warning until....labor day.

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