Special Weather Statement

Published 07/24 2016 03:38AM

Updated 07/24 2016 05:43AM

Issued at: 07/24/2016 3:33:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 07/24/2016 10:00:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Wapello IAZ075-085-086-095>097-241500- MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CORYDON... SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...BLOOMFIELD 333 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016 ...WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TODAY... A COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND REACH SOUTHEAST IOWA BY TONIGHT. HOWEVER...AHEAD OF THIS FRONT TEMPERATURES WILL STILL RISE INTO THE LOWER 90S WITH VERY HUMID CONDITIONS IN PLACE. THIS WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING OR JUST EXCEEDING 100 DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOON. PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRACTICE HEAT SAFETY IF ENGAGING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. THIS INCLUDES DRINKING LOTS OF WATER...STAYING IN THE SHADE WHEN POSSIBLE...AND TAKING BREAKS TO REST. $$

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