Heat advisory blankets viewing area

In effect from 1-8 p.m. Thursday.

Posted: Jul 12, 2018 6:54 AM

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Audubon; Boone; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Clarke; Crawford; Dallas; Decatur; Emmet; Greene; Guthrie; Humboldt; Kossuth; Madison; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Polk; Ringgold; Sac; Taylor; Union; Warren; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Hot and Humid Conditions Again Today... .A hot and humid airmass will remain in place across much of Iowa through the day. These conditions will lead to very high heat index values with conditions that could cause heat-related illnesses in those active outdoors or who live without air conditioning. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs low to mid 90s, dewpoints 70 to 75. Peak heat index values around 105 in many locations this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those without air conditioning or those active outdoors. Vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly are especially susceptible. Those planning outdoor activities need to take necessary precautions to beat the 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. 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: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Hot and Humid Conditions This Afternoon... .Heat and humidity will build across the region this afternoon. While some cloud cover may be found this morning over the area, plenty of sunshine is expected by the afternoon, allowing highs to warm well into the 80s and lower half of the 90s, with heat index readings of 95 to 105 degrees expected. If you have outdoor plans later today, be sure to drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks from the heat. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat-related illness can occur in as little as 30 minutes with exposure to the 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.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Appanoose; Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Davis; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Jasper; Lucas; Mahaska; Marion; Marshall; Monroe; Poweshiek; Story; Tama; Wapello; Wayne; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Hot and Humid Conditions Again Today... .A hot and humid airmass will remain in place across much of Iowa through the day. These conditions will lead to very high heat index values with conditions that could cause heat-related illnesses in those active outdoors or who live without air conditioning. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs low to mid 90s, dewpoints 70 to 75. Peak heat index values around 105 in many locations this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those without air conditioning or those active outdoors. Vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly are especially susceptible. Those planning outdoor activities need to take necessary precautions to beat the 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. 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: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Martin; Rice; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs in the low 90s with dew points in the low to mid 70s will produce heat indices around 100 degrees Thursday 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.

Heat Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Hot and Humid Conditions This Afternoon... .Heat and humidity will build across the region this afternoon. While some cloud cover may be found this morning over the area, plenty of sunshine is expected by the afternoon, allowing highs to warm well into the 80s and lower half of the 90s, with heat index readings of 95 to 105 degrees expected. If you have outdoor plans later today, be sure to drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks from the heat. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat-related illness can occur in as little as 30 minutes with exposure to the 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.

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