... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday...
* short term trends... temperatures had warmed into the upper 80s
to low 90s late this morning with heat index values already in
the mid to upper 90s. The heat index will likely climb above 100
degrees everywhere... to around 107 in isolated locations later
* Timing and areas affected... for all locations across the
Missouri Ozarks into extreme southeast Kansas through Monday.
* Temperature... temperatures will be in the upper 90s and low
100s. Heat index values will range from 100 to 107 on an
* Impacts... the cumulative effects of multiple days of afternoon
heat index values above 100 degrees will result in an increased
risk of heat related illnesses. Young children... the elderly...
and those without access to air conditioning will be
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
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.