A few questions about Weather. Monday 07/17/2017

More questions are coming to light and you will hear a couple.  Questions in the Tropics center about environments.   One:  How long will it last?  Two: Where will it go?  What am I talking about?   Yep!  Don!   It is doing some indication of intensification.  But that is counteracted by a few competing processes.  That will result in a probable dissipation.  And that is going to happen in 2-3 days.   Bye Don.  It was sweet!

 

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Here in Greensboro, North Carolina the temperature  has slipped some 22 degrees after 0.25 degrees of rain.   It has been hot and humid and as a consequence stormy.

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Summer is heading into the Fall.  The prognostications  for Hurricanes and then landfall,  are quite over-casted.

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                                               Air Quality Alert

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
253 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

…Air Quality Alert in effect for Tuesday July 18…

 

The Mid-America Regional Council has issued an Air Quality Alert…in
effect for Tuesday July 18. 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 activities 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 car
pooling, 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.

                              Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
251 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

…Dangerous Heat Returns This Week…

.Hot and humid temperatures are expected to build this week and
linger through Saturday across the region. Air temperatures will
reach near the triple digit mark by midweek, and heat indices may
reach or exceed 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon Wednesday
through Saturday. While the entire area is currently expected to
experience these dangerously hot conditions over the prolonged
period from Wednesday through Saturday, cloud cover or perhaps a
few isolated storms could provide some periodic cooling across
northern Missouri, and confidence for a warning is lower along and
north of Highway 36 where the watch remains in effect.

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Johnson KS-Buchanan-Clinton-Caldwell-Livingston-Linn MO-Macon-
Platte-Clay-Ray-Carroll-Chariton-Randolph-Jackson-Lafayette-
Saline-Howard-Cass-Johnson MO-Pettis-Cooper-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, Cameron, Plattsburg,
Lathrop, Hamilton, Braymer, Polo, Breckenridge, Chillicothe,
Brookfield, Marceline, Macon, La Plata, Parkville, Platte City,
Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Weston, Gladstone, Liberty,
Excelsior Springs, Richmond, Lawson, Carrollton, Salisbury,
Brunswick, Keytesville, Moberly, Kansas City, Independence,
Odessa, Higginsville, Lexington, Concordia, Marshall, Fayette,
Glasgow, New Franklin, Belton, Raymore, Harrisonville,
Pleasant Hill, Warrensburg, Sedalia, Boonville, Butler, Adrian,
Rich Hill, Clinton, and Windsor

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM
CDT SATURDAY…

The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has
issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from noon
Wednesday to 8 PM CDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no
longer in effect.

* TEMPERATURE…Highs from the mid 90s to near 100 degrees. Low
temperatures will only drop to the middle to upper 70s.

* HEAT INDEX…105 to 110.

* IMPACTS…Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. 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. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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