Heat advisory blankets viewing area

High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, with peak heat index values of 104 to 110 degrees.

Posted: Jun 28, 2018 6:18 AM
Updated: Jun 28, 2018 7:07 AM

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Boone; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Carroll; Cerro Gordo; Crawford; Emmet; Franklin; Greene; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Mahaska; Marshall; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Poweshiek; Sac; Story; Tama; Wapello; Webster; Winnebago;

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Hot and Muggy Conditions Building Today into Friday... .A brief heat wave will affect most of Iowa through at least the end of the work week. Very warm and humid conditions will build into the southern half of Iowa by this afternoon and tonight. The heat is then expected to intensify and expand through all of the state by Friday with widespread hot and very humid conditions. The heat may persist into Saturday in south and east sections of Iowa, but relief will come in the form of a cool front sweeping in from the northwest late Saturday and Saturday night. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, with peak heat index values of 104 to 110 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those active outdoors or for particularly vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly. Gusty breezes will increase the risk of dehydration.

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.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Dangerous Heat Friday, Into Saturday... .Summer heat and humidity move in for Friday and Saturday. The combination of high temperatures in the 90s and oppressive humidities will result in afternoon heat indices generally from 100 to 110 Friday, and 90 to 100 Saturday. Just 1/2 hour exposure to this high heat could result in heat related illnesses. Prepare now for the likely heat related stresses. Avoid exposure during the afternoon. Check in on family, friends and pets. The young and elderly are especially susceptible to impacts from heat. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon Friday to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* TEMPERATURE...afternoon heat indices from 95 to 105 Friday, 95 to 100 Saturday.

* IMPACTS...heat related illness will occur in as little as 30 minutes with exposure to the extreme heat.

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.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Dangerous Heat Friday, Into Saturday... .Summer heat and humidity move in for Friday and Saturday. The combination of high temperatures in the 90s and oppressive humidities will result in afternoon heat indices generally from 100 to 110 Friday, and 90 to 100 Saturday. Just 1/2 hour exposure to this high heat could result in heat related illnesses. Prepare now for the likely heat related stresses. Avoid exposure during the afternoon. Check in on family, friends and pets. The young and elderly are especially susceptible to impacts from heat. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon Friday to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* TEMPERATURE...afternoon heat indices from 95 to 105 Friday, 95 to 100 Saturday.

* IMPACTS...heat related illness will occur in as little as 30 minutes with exposure to the extreme heat.

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.

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