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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
336 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT ACROSS IOWA TODAY AND POSSIBLY INTO THIS
WEEKEND...

.VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY. A
COLD FRONT AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WILL ENTER THE REGION
FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY AND BEGIN TO BRING SOME RELIEF TO THE
NORTH WHILE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS PERSIST SOUTH. SOME
UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS WITH THE EXPECTED DURATION OF THE HEAT
INTO FRIDAY ACROSS THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH FOR SATURDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS COULD CAUSE PORTIONS OF THE AREA TO BE SLIGHTLY
COOLER THAN EXPECTED.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>046-057-070-211645-
/O.CON.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-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
AUDUBON-CASS-
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...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...AUDUBON...EXIRA...ATLANTIC
336 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 115. HIGHS IN THE
  90S...LOWS IN THE MID 70S...WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE MID TO UPPER
  70S.

* 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 OUTEINTO SOMEWHAT OF AN UNCERTAIN FORECAST IN THE NEAR TERM
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY...WITH THE UPPER RIDGE OVER THE AREA AND RING
OF FIRE SCENARIO IN PLACE. VERY WARM AIR ALOFT...WITH THERMAL
RIDGE BUILDING ACROS 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.

&&

$$

IAZ047>050-058>062-071>075-081>086-092>097-211645-
/O.CON.KDMX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-
MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...
TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...
BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...
GRINNELL...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
336 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 115. HIGHS IN THE
  90S...LOWS IN THE MID 70S...WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE MID TO UPPER
  70S.

* 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.

&&

$$

MJB


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