----- Updated: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 02:46:32 AM CDT -----
Heat Advisory issued by NWS Springfield MO
Published: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 02:46:00 AM CDT

Heat Advisory - Update
Effective: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 02:46:00 AM CDT … Expires: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 07:00:00 PM CDT
Status: Actual … Category: Met … Urgency: Expected … Severity: Moderate … Certainty: Likely

* WHAT...Heat index values of 100 to 109 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Kansas and central, east
central, south central, southwest and west central Missouri.

* WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.

Target Area:
Bourbon; Benton; Morgan; Miller; Maries; Vernon; St. Clair; Hickory; Camden; Pulaski; Phelps; Cedar; Polk; Dallas; Laclede; Dent