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The ENTIRE state of Iowa is in a Heat Advisory
All 99 of Iowa's counties are under a Heat Advisory on Wednesday as heat indices are expected to reach as high as 107*. The National Weather Service in Des Moines says: Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors...
‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued for Iowa
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued an "Excessive Heat Watch" for more than half the state of Iowa on Wednesday, July 28. Heat indices in the watch area are expected to reach as high as 102-110*. Highs will be in the lower 90s on Monday, the middle 90s Tuesday, and near 100* on Wednesday. A...
How to Know When It’s Too Hot to Walk Your Dog This Summer
It might feel great outside to you, but here's how to make sure it's safe for your dog. Summertime and the living is easy ... and hot. I'm that type of person where I get hot very easily, but my dog on the other hand could lay in the sun for hours on end just panting away...
Waterloo Hits 100* for First Time in Nearly a Decade
On Thursday, June 17, Waterloo set a new record high of 100*, breaking the former record of 97* set in 1897 and 1933. The heat index reached 101* This was the first time since 2012 that Waterloo reached triple digits. The last time it was 100* or higher was July 25, 2012, it was a whopping 104*...
Heat Advisory Today for Much of Iowa
Dangerous heat is forecast this afternoon with heat indices of 100-105+ degrees. A Heat Advisory is in effect for much of the state from 1 to 8 PM. According to the National Weather Service: A Heat Advisory means that temperatures of at least 100°F* or Heat Index values of at least 105°F* are expected.   If...

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