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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
355 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS FRIDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING...

.UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL SET IN ALONG WITH SOUTHERLY FLOW WHICH
WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES AND DEW POINTS TO RISE INTO THE LOW 90S
AND NEAR 80 RESPECTIVELY.

IAZ033-044-045-057-058-070-071-081-082-092-093-240500-
/O.NEW.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
355 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS IN THE AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 90 AND
  COMBINED WITH THE RETURN OF DEW POINTS NEAR 80 RESULTING HEAT
  INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 IN MANY LOCATIONS.

* 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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CURTIS


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