Heat Advisory for parts of southwest Iowa today (6/21/22)


June 21st, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Adair-Madison-Adams-Union-Taylor-Ringgold Counties….HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY FROM NOON TO 7 PM.

* WHAT…Heat index values up to 105 expected.

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. 


Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.