Heat Advisory Continues Friday afternoon/evening for parts of Western/SW IA

Weather

June 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

316 AM CDT FRI JUN 29 2012 -

COUNTIES IN IA: HARRISON, POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY, FREMONT & PAGE

ANOTHER DAY WITH EXCESSIVE HEAT. THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES AND UNCOMFORTABLE HUMIDITY LEVEL WILL RESULT IN SULTRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

HEAT INDICES FROM AROUND 105 ARE EXPECTED LATER TODAY. .THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL KEEP AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE TO THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS AND FOR THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY.  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.