URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1127 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019
 
...Sultry Conditions Through Saturday...
 
.High pressure looks to continue to strengthen through the end of
the week resulting in hot temperatures and high humidity values.
Dangerous heat index values are the result through Saturday. In
addition, little relief from the heat is expected during the
overnight hours with lows remaining in the 70s to around 80. Some
relief is expected by later in the weekend as a cold front moves
into Iowa.
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Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-
Including the cities of 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,
and Cedar Falls
1127 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
* TEMPERATURE...Highs are expected in the 90s with dewpoints in
the 70s. This is likely to lead to heat index values of 100 to
110 degrees on Thursday and Friday. Little relief is expected
during the night with lows in the mid to upper 70s.
 
* IMPACTS...Heat-related illnesses may occur due to the
prolonged period of heat and humidity.
 
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.
 
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