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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
352 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT RETURNS TO SOUTHWEST IOWA TODAY...

.SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS BACK
TO THE AREA TODAY...ESPECIALLY BY AFTERNOON. HEAT INDICES WILL
APPROACH 105 DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOON.

IAZ070-081-082-092-093-251700-
/O.CON.KDMX.HT.Y.0002.140725T1700Z-140726T0000Z/
CASS-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATLANTIC...CORNING...CRESTON...
BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR
352 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...HUMIDITY WILL SURGE INTO THE AREA LATER TODAY...WITH
  THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES AND HEAT INDICES REACHED IN THE MID
  AFTERNOON TO EVENING HOURS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK IN THE MID 90S. HEAT INDEX
  VALUES WILL PEAK NEAR 105 DEGREES.

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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