South-central Kansas placed in Heat Advisory for the afternoon; storms could follow into the evening
South-central Kansas will be in a Heat Advisory today, Friday, Aug. 20 from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. for the afternoon indices reaching between 103 - 107 degrees.
However, storms are expected to develop in the evening throughout all of Kansas. In the south-central area and going into Kansas City, storms have the chance to be a marginal threat.
The marginal threat could be scattered strong to serve thunderstorms. This will include heavy rainfall, flash floods, large hail up to golf ball size, damaging winds up to 65 mph, and frequent lightning.
The timing of these storms is expected between Friday, 4 p.m. to Saturday, 4 a.m.
As of now, with the Heat Advisory, people should stay hydrated, check on the elderly and those without air conditioning, and take frequent breaks.