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Heat Advisory on Saturday (Aug. 6th) from Noon until 9-p.m.

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August 5th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

A HEAT ADVISORY will be in effect from Noon until 9-p.m. Saturday for all but the northern third tier of counties in Iowa. Expect Heat Index values of 103 to 110 degrees, with the hottest values in the far west/southwest counties. A combination of hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.