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Coffeyville Police Department
Sunday August 20th, 2017 :: 04:17 a.m. CDT
Advisory

Heat Advisory until 07:00PM

...There will be another hot and humid afternoon across South- Central and Southeast Kansas today... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Heat Advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Heat Index Values...Will reach around 105 due to temperatures in the mid and upper 90s and dewpoints from 65 to 75 degrees.

* Timing...From 1 PM to 7 PM Today.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: ALLEN ... BUTLER ... CHAUTAUQUA ... COWLEY ... ELK ... GREENWOOD ... HARPER ... KINGMAN ... LABETTE ... MONTGOMERY ... NEOSHO ... SEDGWICK ... SUMNER ... WILSON ... WOODSON

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Coffeyville Police Department
102 West 7th Street
Coffeyville, KS 67337

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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:
Heat Advisory

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