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Excessive heat warning issued for Douglas County

An excessive heat warning has been issued for Douglas County today as temperatures and humidity levels will make for potentially dangerous conditions.

An excessive heat warning has been issued for Douglas County today as temperatures and humidity levels will make for potentially dangerous conditions.

July 13, 2015

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued an excessive heat warning for Douglas County from noon Sunday to 9 p.m. Monday.

The warning covers most of northeastern Kansas, which is expected to see a heat index of up to 115 degrees. The heat index on Sunday will range from 103 to 107 degrees, and on Monday is likely to range from 109 to 115.

The weather service warns that these weather conditions will make heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat stroke more likely.

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