Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
705 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...HOT AND VERY HUMID CONDITIONS PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HOT TEMPERATURES AND OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LOOK TO PERSIST INTO
SATURDAY...SPECIALLY OVER SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE. A FEW
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND NOT AS HOT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
OVER NORTHERN IOWA AND LESSEN THE BURDEN.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-230115-
/O.EXP.KDMX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160723T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS
705 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE ANTICIPATED TOMORROW. HEAT INDEX
VALUES ARE LIKELY TO RISE AROUND 100 DEGREES SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
THEREFORE...THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE.

$$

IAZ044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-230815-
/O.CON.KDMX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-
MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...
AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...
CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...
ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...
EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...
OSKALOOSA...CORNING...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...
OTTUMWA...BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...
LEON...CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
705 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S COMBINED WITH DEW
  POINTS RANGING FROM 75 TO 80 WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF
  105 TO 115 DURING THE PEAK HEATING OF THE DAY SATURDAY.
  OVERNIGHT LOWS TONIGHT ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN IN THE MIDDLE 70S
  PROVIDING LITTLE RELIEF TO THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT COULD LEAD TO SEVERE HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESSES AND POSSIBLY DEATH IF PROPER ACTION IS NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

CHILDREN...SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS ARE AT
HIGHER RISK. RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND EXERCISE
TO COOLER EVENING HOURS. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND TAKE FREQUENT
BREAKS TO GET OUT OF THE HEAT AND GET INTO AN AIR CONDITIONED
SPACE. DO NOT LEAVE PETS AND/OR CHILDREN IN UNATTENDED VEHICLES.
CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

PODRAZIK



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