Heat Advisory Extended until 7-p.m. Friday, Aug. 30th

News, Weather

August 28th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

355 PM CDT WED AUG 28 2013

VERY HOT WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK..AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL REMAIN PARKED ACROSS THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES THROUGH FRIDAY. AMPLE SUNSHINE IS EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME ALONG WITH A HOT AIRMASS OVER MUCH OF IOWA.

COUNTIES: EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-

355 PM CDT WED AUG 28 2013

…HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY…

HIGHS WILL VARY FROM 90 TO 95 NORTH TO 95 TO 100 SOUTH ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH 105 DEGREES ON BOTH DAYS WITH FRIDAY BEING A SLIGHTLY WARMER DAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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… NEIGHBORS AND PETS.