Special Weather Statement

Published 08/02 2015 03:47PM

Updated 08/02 2015 05:18PM

Issued at: 08/02/2015 3:41:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/02/2015 7:45:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Bureau IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007- 009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-030045- BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON- CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON- HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL- WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON- WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-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... GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS... MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO... OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...MEMPHIS...KAHOKA 341 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015 ...HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY CONTINUING THROUGH THIS EVENING... HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS AND TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S WILL PUSH THE HEAT INDEX INTO THE HAZARDOUS RANGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING OVER EASTERN IOWA...FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI...AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS. HEAT INDEX READINGS AS HIGH AS 100 TO 103 ARE EXPECTED UNTIL AROUND 7 PM. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING RELIEF IN THE FORM OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN COOLER TEMPERATURES AND LOWER HUMIDITY READINGS OVERNIGHT. IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT OR STRENUOUS ACTIVITY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO AVOID DEHYDRATION. $$

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