HEAT ADVISORY in effect from noon until 7 p.m. for much of eastern Iowa and west-central Illinois. This includes the Quad Cities. Hot and humid with a heat index of 100-110 today.
IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ015-024-025- 034-MOZ009-010-221645- /O.NEW.KDVN.HT.Y.0001.140722T1700Z-140723T0000Z/ BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON- CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON- HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-ROCK ISLAND-MERCER-HENDERSON- HANCOCK-SCOTLAND-CLARK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE... VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO... IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF... DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD... MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON... MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...CARTHAGE...MEMPHIS... KAHOKA 343 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. * TIMING...AROUND NOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO AROUND 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE 70S. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED. THIS COMBINATION WILL LEAD TO POSSIBLE HEAT ILLNESSES. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS...ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY. 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 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.
As the day wears on and the sun heats the QC up into the 90 degree mark, there's one group that needs to be especially careful– older adults
After 1 hot day Tuesday things will cool down quickly again
It's been cool in recent days, and now we are approaching a record for the latest 90° in Moline.
It's been cooler than average over the last week in the Quad Cities, but that will change early next week.
Record lows each of the last 2 mornings
Chief Meteorologist Andy McCray is proud to call the Quad Cities home! He's currently the longest tenured Chief Met in the Quad Cities...
Anthony Peoples joined the CBS4 weather team in March 2013 as the meteorologist for CBS4 News This Morning, and he brings seven years of experience in forecasting Quad Cities' weather.
Kyle Kiel joined the CBS4 News team in April 2013 as the Weekend Meteorologist and has been fascinated with weather since a young age. Growing up in the Quad Cities, Kyle is thrilled to begin his career right in his own backyard.