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Heat Advisory from Noon to 8 pm Today for Entire Listening Area, Most of Iowa

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
342 AM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-WIZ053>055-061-052000-
/O.CON.KARX.HT.Y.0004.220705T1700Z-220706T0100Z/
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Clayton-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon,
Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Viroqua,
Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
342 AM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
313 AM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022

IAZ005-015>017-023>028-034>039-047>050-061-062-075-051615-
/O.CON.KDMX.HT.Y.0005.220705T1700Z-220706T0100Z/
Kossuth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-
Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Calhoun-Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-
Black Hawk-Boone-Story-Marshall-Tama-Jasper-Poweshiek-Mahaska-
Including the cities of Algona, 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, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City,
Pomeroy, Fort Dodge, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley,
Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo,
Cedar Falls, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Newton, Grinnell, and Oskaloosa
313 AM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... 

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 105 to 107 expected. 

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Wisconsin and north central/northeast Iowa. 

* WHEN...From noon today to 8 PM CDT this evening. 

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. 

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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