Heat Advisory in effect this weekend

Daily high temperatures will range well into the 90s with heat index values in the 100 to 105 degree range each afternoon.

Posted: Jun. 15, 2018 7:26 AM
Updated: Jun. 15, 2018 2:42 PM


Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Appanoose; Audubon; Black Hawk; Boone; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Cerro Gordo; Clarke; Crawford; Dallas; Davis; Decatur; Emmet; Franklin; Greene; Grundy; Guthrie; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Jasper; Kossuth; Lucas; Madi

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Persistent And Oppressive Heat Begins Today, Lasts Through The Weekend... .Very hot weather will begin by this afternoon and persist through Sunday. Daily high temperatures will range well into the 90s with heat index values in the 100 to 105 degree range each afternoon. In addition, overnight lows will only be in the 70s, especially south of Highway 30 where lows in the mid to upper 70s are forecast. This will lead to hazardous heat conditions through the weekend. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs generally in the mid 90s with dewpoints around 70, leading to heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees each afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Lack of overnight relief from the heat will lead to additional stress. Gusty daytime winds will increase the risk of dehydration. The prolonged nature of this event will compound and amplify heat-related impacts.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Never leave infants, children or pets in a parked car, even for a minute. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Dangerous Heat For The Weekend... .High heat and humidity will make for a hazardous combination as resulting heat indices climb into the 95 to 105 degree range for Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Avoid prolonged exposure to the heat, especially during the peak of the day. Check in on family members and friends - especially children and the elderly who are more susceptible to the heat. Make sure pets have a cool place to shelter with ample water. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM Saturday to 7 PM CDT Sunday.

* TEMPERATURE...afternoon heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...heat related illnesses can occur in as little as 30 minutes.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Brown; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Nicollet; Rice; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Watonwan; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid 90s will combine with high humidity to yield peak heat indices in the 98 to 103 range this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those active outdoors or those susceptible to heat illnesses, such as children and the elderly.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

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