Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Alfalfa; Atoka; Blaine; Bryan; Canadian; Carter; Cleveland; Coal; Garfield; Garvin; Grady; Grant; Hughes; Jefferson; Johnston; Kay; Kingfisher; Lincoln; Logan; Love; Major; Marshall; McClain; Murray; Noble; Oklahoma; Payne; Pontotoc; Pottawatomie; Seminole; Stephens; Woods

NWS Norman-Oklahoma City (Central Oklahoma)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HEAT INDEX VALUES 105 TO 110.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE CAN QUICKLY OCCUR TO ANYONE WORKING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

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 LIGHTWEIGHT 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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; Butler; Chase; Chautauqua; Cowley; Elk; Greenwood; Harper; Harvey; Kingman; Labette; Marion; McPherson; Montgomery; Neosho; Reno; Saline; Sedgwick; Sumner; Wilson; Woodson

NWS Wichita (Southeastern Kansas)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...OF 105 TO 109 DEGREES.

* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE HEAT RELATED ILLNESS SUCH AS HEAT STRESS...HEAT CRAMPS...AND POSSIBLY HEAT STROKE MORE LIKELY.

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM. STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. 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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Anderson; Clay; Coffey; Dickinson; Douglas; Franklin; Geary; Jackson; Jefferson; Lyon; Morris; Osage; Ottawa; Pottawatomie; Riley; Shawnee; Wabaunsee

NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES ON SUNDAY. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE UPPER 70S...OFFERING LITTLE RELIEF.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT CRAMPS.

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. IF POSSIBLE...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. 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. 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.