Temperatures will range from a high of 87 to a low of 68 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 4 and 9 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-250945- /O.NEW.KICT.HT.Y.0003.140725T1800Z-140726T0100Z/ 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...GREAT BEND... ELLSWORTH...SALINA...LYONS...MCPHERSON...MARION... COTTONWOOD FALLS...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA... EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY... HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD... FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE... PARSONS 244 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY. * TEMPERATURES...WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL KANSAS. * HEAT INDICES...WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 105 TO 108 DEGREES. * IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED PERIOD MAY BE OVERCOME BY THE HEAT AND EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT HEALTH ISSUES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. 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. A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE. 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.
Partly cloudy skies are ahead on this Wednesday for Southwest Missouri with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs will reach the low to mid 90s. Partly cloud skies will continue tonight with lows falling to the mid to upper 60s. Click for your forecast.
Gary began his broadcasting career in 1973 while still in high school in Parsons, Kansas.
Before coming to Missouri, I was born and raised in Georgetown, Delaware where I attended the University of Delaware and studied Mass Communications and Georgraphy graduating in May 2008
Ray Foreman joined the Action 12 Weather Team as Chief Meteorologist for KODE in May of 2002.
Jason joined the KODE News team in April of 2014 as the Weekend Weather Anchor and Reporter. Before moving to Joplin, Jason grew up Omaha, NE. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and obtained a bachelors degree in meteorology-climatology in December 2012.
Alan Matthews joined Good Morning Four States in 1998 after winning the position by finishing third in a Monster Truck rally.