Americus, KS

7:40 PM CDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Timmerman School Area | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 1214 ft 38.43 °N, 96.22 °W | Updated 14 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
97.9 °F
Feels Like 101 °F
N
4.9
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 7.4 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:17 AM 8:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KEMP 212353Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 36/21 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP086 T03610206 10389 20361 56009
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:17 AM 8:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KEMP 212353Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 36/21 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP086 T03610206 10389 20361 56009

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:12 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* temperature... high temperatures this afternoon and tomorrow
afternoon will reach into the upper 90s to low 100s. Afternoon
heat indices will climb to between 104 and 111 degrees.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.




312 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* temperature... high temperatures this afternoon and tomorrow
afternoon will reach into the upper 90s to low 100s. Afternoon
heat indices will climb to between 104 and 111 degrees.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.