* TEMPERATURE – High temperatures will rise into the mid to upper 90s with heat indices between 100 to 105 degrees through at least Friday. This advisory may be extended into the weekend if the forecast temperatures remain on track.
* IMPACTS – Heat illnesses are possible for those spending prolonged time outdoors or those more susceptible to heat illnesses, such as children and the elderly.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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.
The heat advisory is in effect for the following area:
Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-
Johnson KS-Atchison MO-Nodaway-Worth-Gentry-Harrison-Holt-Andrew-
Including the cities of Atchison, Paola, Osawatomie, Louisburg,
Pleasanton, La Cygne, Mound City, Wathena, Elwood, Troy,
Highland, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Lansing,
Kansas City Kansas, Overland Park, Stanley, Olathe, Shawnee,
Lenexa, Tarkio, Rockport, Fairfax, Maryville, Grant City, Albany,
Stanberry, King City, Bethany, Oregon, Maitland, Forest City,
Craig, Savannah, Country Club Villa, Maysville, Stewartsville,
Osborn, Union Star, Clarksdale, Gallatin, Jamesport,
St. Joseph Airport, St. Joseph, Cameron, Plattsburg, Lathrop,
Hamilton, Braymer, Polo, Breckenridge, Chillicothe, Parkville,
Platte City, Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Weston, Gladstone,
Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Richmond, Lawson, Carrollton,
Salisbury, Brunswick, Keytesville, Kansas City, Independence,
Odessa, Higginsville, Lexington, Concordia, Marshall, Fayette,
Glasgow, New Franklin, Belton, Raymore, Harrisonville,
Pleasant Hill, Warrensburg, Sedalia, Boonville, Butler, Adrian,
Rich Hill, Clinton, and Windsor