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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Saturday July 20th, 2019 :: 01:56 p.m. CDT

Alert

Excessive Heat Warning until 07:00PM Sunday

...EXCESSIVE HEAT CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will be in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees today. Heat index values will remain in the 105 to 110 degree range during the afternoon this weekend.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CASS ... JACKSON ... LEAVENWORTH ... LAFAYETTE ... CLAY ... MIAMI ... HOWARD ... PLATTE ... JOHNSON ... BATES ... RAY ... PETTIS ... LINN ... WYANDOTTE ... HENRY ... JOHNSON ... COOPER ... SALINE

Instructions:

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. 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. Always check the back seat before exiting your vehicle. People in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area can get information about cooling centers from the United Way by dialing 2-1-1 from a land line telephone.

Address/Location
City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
414 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-513-1313

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Warning

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