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Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday July 5th, 2022 :: 03:24 a.m. CDT

Alert

Excessive Heat Warning until 11:00PM Thursday

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 108 Tuesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Kansas and central and west central Missouri.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM CDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIAMI ... LINN ... LEAVENWORTH ... WYANDOTTE ... JOHNSON ... PLATTE ... CLAY ... JACKSON ... LAFAYETTE ... SALINE ... HOWARD ... CASS ... JOHNSON ... PETTIS ... COOPER ... BATES ... HENRY

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
805 NE Jefferson St
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-229-2522

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Warning

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