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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
924 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...HEAT RETURNS TO SOUTHWEST IOWA ON FRIDAY...

.SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS
BACK TO THE AREA ON FRIDAY. HEAT INDICES WILL REACH 105 DEGREES
IN THE AFTERNOON.

IAZ070-081-082-092-093-251030-
/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
924 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

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

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK IN THE LOW TO MID 90S. HEAT
  INDEX VALUES WILL PEAK AROUND 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.

&&

$$

LEE



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