Local watches, warnings, and advisories for Iowa
National watches, warnings, and advisories
HEAT ADVISORY
(42 counties)
Adair, Adams, Appanoose, Audubon, Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Clarke, Crawford, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Greene, Guthrie, Hamilton, Jasper, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Polk, Ringgold, Sac, Story, Taylor, Union, Wapello, Warren, Wayne, Webster
1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday
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  • WHAT...Highs from the upper 90s to around 100 degrees. Peak afternoon heat indices from 100 to 105.
  • WHERE...Parts of central and southern Iowa
  • WHEN...From 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Thursday.
  • IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

  • 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.

    Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, Shelby
    1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday
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  • WHAT...Heat index values up to 108 expected.
  • WHERE...Portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest and west central Iowa.
  • WHEN...From 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Thursday.
  • IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

  • 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.

    Jefferson, Van Buren
    1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday
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  • WHAT...Heat index values up to 102 expected.
  • WHERE...In Iowa, Jefferson and Van Buren Counties. In Missouri, Scotland and Clark Counties.
  • WHEN...From 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Thursday.
  • IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

  • 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.