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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&…
What is Iowa’s Highest Heat Index of All-Time?
As another round of sweltering heat is ready to make us sweat this weekend.
As of Friday morning, the southern half of Iowa (including Cedar Rapids) is in a Heat Advisory for Saturday with heat index values as high as 105*.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it really feels when relative humi…
Over 30 Tornado Warnings Issued in Iowa on Wednesday (VIDEOS)
Over 30 Tornado Warnings were issued between 3:55 PM – 10:34 PM on July 14 by the National Weather Service with at least 12 confirmed Tornadoes just by the NWS office in Des Moines. (The NWS in Des Moines oversees 51 counties in Iowa, including Black Hawk, Bremer, and Fayette)
Utah was the only other…
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*...
Possible Severe Weather Today in Iowa
After receiving a trace of rain early Thursday morning, Eastern Iowa might finally be getting some much-needed precipitation this afternoon into the evening hours. Unfortunately, the rain will bring along with it the chance of severe weather in Iowa.
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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&d…

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