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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
849 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A prolonged period of heat and humidity with afternoon apparent
temperature values of 100 to 110 degrees will continue across
central and southern Iowa through Saturday. The warmest conditions
will be today and Friday with high temperatures reaching 100 in
some locations.

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/O.CON.KDMX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170723T0100Z/
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 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, and Bloomfield
849 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures of 90 to 100 and dewpoints in
  the upper 60s to mid 70s will create heat index values of 100 to
  110 degrees each afternoon through Saturday. In addition,
  overnight low temperatures will be in the 75 to 80 degree range.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
  heat-related illness if precautions are 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. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

&&

$$

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Sac-Calhoun-Webster-Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Boone-Story-Marshall-
Tama-
Including the cities of Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake,
Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy,
Fort Dodge, Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames,
Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer, Dysart, and Gladbrook
849 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the 90s and dew points in the
  upper 60s to mid 70s will create heat index values of 100 to 105
  degrees each afternoon through Saturday. In addition, overnight
  low temperatures will be around 75 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
  heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

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 and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

&&

$$

Lee



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