Heat Advisory Issued For Much Of Kansas & Nebraska

The 80s music artist Glenn Frey sang it best with his hit from Beverly Hills Cop, “The Heat Is On” as the heat is indeed on across Kansas and Nebraska.

The National Weather Service placed much of both states under a Heat Advisory as daytime temperatures are soaring near 100 degrees today.

It is important to remember to be aware of the signs of heat stroke, and to take frequent breaks if working outside and to drink plenty of water.

Knowing the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke are important, and what to do if you or somebody else exhibits signs of heat stroke. The graphic below explains the signs and what actions to take, and when to call 911.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.