KC Investigating 10 Possible Heat-Related Deaths

7 years 8 months 6 days ago Tuesday, July 19 2011 Jul 19, 2011 Tuesday, July 19, 2011 6:02:50 AM CDT July 19, 2011 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Health Department is investigating another possible heat-related death.

The death of a 57-year-old woman is the 10th possible heat death in the metropolitan area. Investigators have not confirmed that heat directly caused any of the deaths.

The intense heat wave that has enveloped the state shows no signs of abating. The National Weather Service says most of Missouri and Kansas is under an excessive-heat warning until 7 p.m. Saturday.

Daytime highs are expected to be close to or above 100. Combined with the humidity, the heat index will be 106 to 111.

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