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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
416 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.SOUTHERLY FLOW AT THE SURFACE WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB
INTO THE LOWER 90S AND DEW POINTS TO RISE INTO UPPER 70S ACROSS
WESTERN IOWA...LEADING TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED
ILLNESSES.

IAZ033-044-045-057-058-070-071-081-082-092-093-241730-
/O.CON.KDMX.HT.Y.0005.150724T1800Z-150725T0100Z/
SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-UNION-
TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...DENISON...CARROLL...AUDUBON...
EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...ATLANTIC...
GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...CORNING...CRESTON...
BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR
416 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS IN THE AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 90. THOSE
  TEMPERATURES...COMBINED WITH DEW POINT TEMPERATURES NEAR 80...
  WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 100 TO 105.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
  RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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 AND
NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR
LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER.

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.

&&

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FAB



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