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Coffeyville Police Department
Friday July 20th, 2018 :: 03:34 a.m. CDT


Heat Advisory until 08:00PM

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Heat Index Values...Up to 109 due to temperatures in the mid 90s...and dewpoints in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

* Timing...From 1PM to 8PM today.

* Impacts...Exposure to the oppressive heat and humidity without a way to cool down may lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and possibly heat stroke.



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. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create conditions where heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air conditioned room if possible. Stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. Temperatures within vehicles can become lethal in a few minutes. Never leave children or pets in vehicles. Remember to beat the heat, check the backseat.

Coffeyville Police Department
1206 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337

Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Heat Advisory

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