Heat Advisory in Effect
The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.
According to the National Weather Service:
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening. * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures will climb into the low 90s with humidity leading to heat index values of 100 and 105. * IMPACTS...Heat illness is possible for those spending prolonged time outside or those who are more susceptible to heat, such as young children and elderly.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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.