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Coffeyville Police Department
Saturday August 10th, 2019 :: 03:40 a.m. CDT


Heat Advisory until 08:00PM

...Hot and muggy conditions expected in Southeast Kansas today... 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 105 due to temperatures around 90...and dewpoints in the upper 70s.

* Timing...this afternoon until early this evening.

* Impacts...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.



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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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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