869  
WWUS73 KICT 211942  
NPWICT  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
242 PM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
..INTENSE SUMMER HEAT THROUGH SATURDAY
 
 
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-220945-  
/O.CON.KICT.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170723T0100Z/  
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-  
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-  
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-  
LABETTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUSSELL, LINCOLN, SYLVAN GROVE,  
GREAT BEND, ELLSWORTH, WILSON, SALINA, LYONS, STERLING,  
MCPHERSON, HILLSBORO, MARION, PEABODY, COTTONWOOD FALLS,  
STRONG CITY, HUTCHINSON, NEWTON, EL DORADO, AUGUSTA, ANDOVER,  
ROSE HILL, EUREKA, MADISON, YATES CENTER, IOLA, HUMBOLDT,  
KINGMAN, DERBY, HAYSVILLE, BEL AIRE, PARK CITY, VALLEY CENTER,  
WICHITA, ANTHONY, HARPER, ATTICA, WELLINGTON, WINFIELD,  
ARKANSAS CITY, HOWARD, MOLINE, LONGTON, GRENOLA, NEODESHA,  
FREDONIA, CHANUTE, SEDAN, CEDAR VALE, COFFEYVILLE, INDEPENDENCE,  
AND PARSONS  
242 PM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
* TIMING...TODAY AND SATURDAY.  
 
* HEAT INDICES...WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 105 TO 110 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY LEAD  
TO HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF  
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT  
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION  
WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY  
IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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