Heat advisory for parts of Kansas with feels-like temps up to 110°

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Kansas residents are encouraged to stay cool and hydrated as dangerous heat returns to the state this week. 

A Heat Advisory is in effect for much of south-central and eastern Kansas until Monday evening. High temperatures in those areas will reach near 100 degrees with heat index values soaring to as high as 110.

The Salvation Army says it has been and will continue to provide heat relieve at three Wichita locations.

Downtown Wichita Koch Center

  • 350 North Market
  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Citadel Corps Community Center

  • 1739 South Elpyco
  • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

West Orchard Community Center

  • 1910 South Everett
  • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

How to Prepare Your Home for the Summer Heat

Kansas law protects those saving kids, animals in hot cars

If at all possible, avoid excess time outdoors. Drink plenty of water, wear light fighting clothing and take frequent breaks if you must be outside. Stay ahead of the heat with the latest weather conditions online at KAKE.com and on the go with the KAKE First Alert Weather App

Helpful tips during summer heat:

  • Always apply plenty of sunscreen and often  
  • Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated
  • Stay away from sugar-based and alcoholic beverages
  • Never keep your children or your pets inside your car
  • Also, keep an eye on those who live next door
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