Special Weather Statement

Published 09/05 2015 11:00AM

Updated 09/05 2015 11:05AM

Issued at: 09/05/2015 10:58:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 09/05/2015 3:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Jasper IAZ044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-052000- CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE- DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION- MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD- DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE... AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART... GLADBROOK...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD... CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL... ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET... EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE... OSKALOOSA...CORNING...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA... OTTUMWA...BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI... LEON...CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE... BLOOMFIELD 1058 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015 ...LATE SEASON VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON... VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE AREA AFTER 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON...LASTING THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING. HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO 95 TO 100 F DURING THIS TIME. THIS BOUT OF LATE SEASON HEAT...COMBINED WITH NUMEROUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND MAY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ISSUES IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT EXERCISED. HERE ARE A FEW SIMPLE TIPS TO HELP YOU SAFELY ENJOY THE DAY AND THIS EVENING. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY EVENING. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. IF YOU SEE ANYONE BECOMING OVERCOME BY THE HEAT THEY SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. ALSO...LIMIT TIME SPENT OUTSIDE AND TIME SPENT IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS AND PETS. IF ANYONE SUSPECTED OF EXPERIENCING HEAT STROKE...CALL 9 1 1 IMMEDIATELY. $$

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