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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Dangerous Heat Expected through Saturday... .Cloud cover continues to provide relief from the excessive heat early this afternoon, but if clouds break later this afternoon, temperatures will quickly climb into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Dangerous heat is expected from Friday into Saturday. Friday looks to be the hottest day, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values from 100 to 110. Dangerous heat will reach as far north as north central Wisconsin on Friday, so the heat advisory has been expanded to include Clark County. The highest temperatures and heat indices are expected across northeast Iowa, far southwest Wisconsin, and in some river valley locations. Exposure to heat for multiple days is very dangerous, especially for the elderly, children, and pets. Be sure to stay hydrated and limit outdoor activities. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, especially if you have outdoor plans. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Late afternoon temperatures will be in the upper 80s and lower 90s, with heat indices topping off in the 105 to 110 range.

* IMPACTS...This dangerous and prolonged heat can cause heat illnesses, especially in the elderly, very young and pets.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. 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: Anoka; Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Le Sueur; Martin; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Watonwan

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs of 90 to 95 Friday, combined with dew points in the 70s, will make for heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees Friday afternoon. Low temperatures will only fall to 70 to 75, providing little relief from the heat.

* IMPACTS...The high heat indices during the day will lead to increased risk for heat-related illness for those active outdoors or with limited access to air conditioning.

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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hardin; Humboldt; Pocahontas; Sac; Webster; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Sultry Conditions Through Saturday... .High pressure looks to continue to strengthen through the end of the week resulting in hot temperatures and high humidity values. Dangerous heat index values are the result through Saturday. In addition, little relief from the heat is expected during the overnight hours with lows remaining in the 70s to around 80. Some relief is expected by later in the weekend as a cold front moves into Iowa. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs are expected in the 90s with dewpoints in the 70s. This is likely to lead to heat index values of 100 to 110 degrees on Thursday and Friday. Little relief is expected during the night with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

* IMPACTS...Heat-related illnesses may occur due to the prolonged period of heat and humidity.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. 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: Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Hancock; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Sultry Conditions Through Saturday... .High pressure looks to continue to strengthen through the end of the week resulting in hot temperatures and high humidity values. Dangerous heat index values are the result through Saturday. In addition, little relief from the heat is expected during the overnight hours with lows remaining in the 70s to around 80. Some relief is expected by later in the weekend as a cold front moves into Iowa. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs are expected in the 90s with dewpoints in the 70s. This is likely to lead to heat index values of 100 to 110 degrees on Thursday and Friday. Little relief is expected during the night with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

* IMPACTS...Heat-related illnesses may occur due to the prolonged period of heat and humidity.

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: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Dangerous Heat Expected through Saturday... .Cloud cover continues to provide relief from the excessive heat early this afternoon, but if clouds break later this afternoon, temperatures will quickly climb into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Dangerous heat is expected from Friday into Saturday. Friday looks to be the hottest day, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values from 100 to 110. Dangerous heat will reach as far north as north central Wisconsin on Friday, so the heat advisory has been expanded to include Clark County. The highest temperatures and heat indices are expected across northeast Iowa, far southwest Wisconsin, and in some river valley locations. Exposure to heat for multiple days is very dangerous, especially for the elderly, children, and pets. Be sure to stay hydrated and limit outdoor activities. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, especially if you have outdoor plans. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Late afternoon temperatures of 90 to 95 are expected, with heat indices of 100 to 105.

* Impacts...Heat-related illnesses may occur with prolonged exposure to the heat. The elderly, children, and pets are especially at risk for heat illnesses.

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: Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Dangerous Heat Expected through Saturday... .Cloud cover continues to provide relief from the excessive heat early this afternoon, but if clouds break later this afternoon, temperatures will quickly climb into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Dangerous heat is expected from Friday into Saturday. Friday looks to be the hottest day, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values from 100 to 110. Dangerous heat will reach as far north as north central Wisconsin on Friday, so the heat advisory has been expanded to include Clark County. The highest temperatures and heat indices are expected across northeast Iowa, far southwest Wisconsin, and in some river valley locations. Exposure to heat for multiple days is very dangerous, especially for the elderly, children, and pets. Be sure to stay hydrated and limit outdoor activities. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, especially if you have outdoor plans. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Late afternoon temperatures of 90 to 95 are expected, with heat indices of 100 to 105.

* Impacts...Heat-related illnesses may occur with prolonged exposure to the heat. The elderly, children, and pets are especially at risk for heat illnesses.

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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