Weather Alerts for Wichita

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
WICHITA

Areas Affected:
Allen - Butler - Chase - Chautauqua - Cowley - Elk - Greenwood - Harvey - Labette - Marion - McPherson - Montgomery - Neosho - Saline - Sedgwick - Sumner - Wilson - Woodson
Effective: Wed, 7/26 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 7/25 9:23pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/26 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR TODAY...
The National Weather Service in Wichita has cancelled the Heat
Advisory for today.
* Heat Index Values...up to 107 degrees due to hot temperatures
combining with higher humidity levels.
* Timing...heat indices will peak during the afternoon hours.
* 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.

Information:
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.
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.