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Air Quality Alert

KSZ103>105-MOZ028-029-037-300500-
Leavenworth-Wyandotte-Johnson KS-Platte-Clay-Jackson-
Including the cities of...Leavenworth...Kansas City KS...
Overland Park...Olathe...Parkville...Platte City...Weston...
Liberty...Excelsior Springs...Kansas City MO...Independence
328 PM CDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...Air Quality Alert in Effect for Thursday July 29...

The Mid-America Regional Council has issued an air quality
alert, in effect for Thursday July 29.  Outdoor air quality
index, or AQI, values in excess of 100 are expected with ozone
being the primary pollutant.

People and businesses are urged to avoid actvities which lead
to ozone formation.  These activities include refueling vehicles
or topping off when refueling idling vehicles unnecessarily and
using gasoline powered lawn equipment.  Positive activities
include carpooling, biking to work, delaying or combining
errands, and using water-based paints and cleaners.

When pollution levels are elevated the Mid-America Regional
Council recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects.  People who may be especially sensitive to the effects
of elevated levels of pollutants include the very young and
those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or
heart disease.  Those with symptoms should consider consulting
their personal physician.

For further information please see the Mid-America Regional
Council air quality program website at http://www.airqkc.org.

$$



Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
255 PM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ020-028-029-037-043>045-053-054-301000-
/O.UPG.KEAX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-210731T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KEAX.EH.W.0002.210729T1955Z-210731T0200Z/
Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-
Johnson KS-Buchanan-Platte-Clay-Jackson-Cass-Johnson MO-Pettis-
Bates-Henry-
Including the cities of Atchison, Paola, Osawatomie, Louisburg,
Pleasanton, La Cygne, Mound City, Wathena, Elwood, Troy,
Highland, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Lansing,
Kansas City Kansas, Overland Park, Stanley, Olathe, Shawnee,
Lenexa, St. Joseph Airport, St. Joseph, Parkville, Platte City,
Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Weston, Gladstone, Liberty,
Excelsior Springs, Kansas City, Independence, Belton, Raymore,
Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Warrensburg, Sedalia, Butler,
Adrian, Rich Hill, Clinton, and Windsor
255 PM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values between
  105 and 110 this afternoon, and near 105 Friday afternoon.

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

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CDT Friday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...cumulative effects of several days of heat
  will result in dangerous heat conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
507 AM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-301015-
Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-Johnson KS-
Atchison MO-Nodaway-Worth-Gentry-Harrison-Mercer-Putnam-Schuyler-
Holt-Andrew-De Kalb-Daviess-Grundy-Sullivan-Adair-Buchanan-Clinton-
Caldwell-Livingston-Linn MO-Macon-Platte-Clay-Ray-Carroll-Chariton-
Randolph-Jackson-Lafayette-Saline-Howard-Cass-Johnson MO-Pettis-
Cooper-Bates-Henry-
507 AM CDT Thu Jul 29 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for northwest...north central and
west central Missouri...as well as extreme eastern Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

 Heat and humidity will create heat index values of 105 to 110 F
 this afternoon.

 Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and
 through the evening north of Interstate 70. Strong winds and hail
 will be the primary threat with any storm that develops.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

 On Friday, hot and humid conditions are expected south of a line
 from the KC metro to Sedalia Missouri. Heat index values south and
 west of this line could approach 105 F. A Heat Advisory is in effect
 for this area.

 Showers and thunderstorms will be possible along and behind the
 front late Friday. A few of these storms could become strong to
 marginally severe.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

$$



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