McConnell AFB, KS (67221)

6:26 PM CDT on August 20, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Towne Parc Subdivision (Bob Sims) | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 1299 ft 37.64 °N, 97.24 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
93.9 °F
Feels Like 108 °F
N
3.1
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 4.9 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 57%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:49 AM 8:14 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KIAB 202258Z AUTO 20017G22KT 10SM CLR 35/20 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP122 T03450196
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 57%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:49 AM 8:14 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KIAB 202258Z AUTO 20017G22KT 10SM CLR 35/20 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP122 T03450196

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:45 PM CDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 109 due to temperatures in the mid
90s... and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... through 7 PM.

* Impacts... any activities will place one at in increased risk
for heat exhaustion. Never leave children or pets in a vehicle
for any duration!

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 cool 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 immediately!
Heat stroke is an emergency. Call 9 1 1.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
likely. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create conditions where heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of cool water and stay in an air conditioned room. Be sure
to check on relatives and neighbors. Temperatures within vehicles
can become lethal in only a few minutes. Never leave children or
pets in vehicles for any duration!

Remember to beat the heat. Check the backseat.



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