- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—A heat advisory will be in effect for the Wichita metropolitan area and nearly 40 counties in eastern Kansas today as the heat index climbs to dangerous levels.

The advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. for 20 counties in southern and eastern Kansas, including the Wichita area, according to the National Weather Service.

A sunny, hot day will see temperatures climb near 100 and the heat index reach as high as 105 in the region, forecasters say. South winds will gust to nearly 30 miles an hour.

A cool front will bring chances of rain later tonight and for the next few days. Cooler temperatures are on the way, too, with highs the rest of the work week only in the upper 80s.

For more information on current conditions, go to our weather page.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

___

(c)2015 The Wichita Eagle (Wichita, Kan.)

Visit The Wichita Eagle (Wichita, Kan.) at www.kansas.com

Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

_____

Topics: t000393327,t000003788,g000065634,g000362661,g000066164,g000224867


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide