Severe Weather Alerts - Manhattan, KS

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect until 8:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT OF THIS NATURE CAN RAPIDLY CAUSE HEAT RELATED SICKNESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN HIGH HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TOCOMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS105 DEGREES OR GREATER. PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID PROLONGEDWORK IN THE SUN...OR IN POORLY VENTILATED AREAS. ALSO KEEP PLENTYOF LIQUIDS ON HAND AND TRY TO STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONEDENVIRONMENT.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHENPOSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OREVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEATSTROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHENPOSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ANDHEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKSIN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BYHEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKEIS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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Manhattan, KS Radar