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Excessive Heat Watch from 1PM CDT WED until 3PM CDT FRI

bulletin remains in effect until 3:00 pm Friday for Cerro Gordo County, IA

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEK...

.HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEK ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA. AIR TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE AS HIGH AS THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S IN PLACES ESPECIALLY ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THIS HEAT, COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY, WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES AS HIGH AS 100 TO 110. LITTLE RELIEF IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT WITH LOWS AS WARM AS THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 70S.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES AS HIGH AS 105 TO 110 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S, AND DEWPOINTS AS HIGH AS THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S.

* IMPACTS...HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES MAY OCCUR DUE TO THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS 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.

Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Today

86° 68°

Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Humidity:81%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:S at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:40%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:46:36 AM
Sunset:08:50:46 PM
DayPrecipTemp
Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.Mon
40%86° 68°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
50%85° 67°
Thunderstorms early. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Wed
50%89° 73°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Thu
20%93° 76°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Fri
10%95° 73°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Sat
20%91° 69°
Partly cloudy, chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sun
30%83° 64°


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