Homestead, IA (52236)

6:05 AM CDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Conroy | | Change Station

Elev 874 ft 41.73 °N, 92.00 °W | Updated 28 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
70.5 °F
Feels Like 70.5 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KCID 221052Z 18012KT 10SM SCT070 BKN100 21/21 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND E RAE11 SLP072 P0001 T02060206 $
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KCID 221052Z 18012KT 10SM SCT070 BKN100 21/21 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND E RAE11 SLP072 P0001 T02060206 $

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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 am CDT this
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Iowa, including the following areas,
in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton,
Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson,
Johnson, Jones, Linn, Muscatine, and Scott.

* Until 9 am CDT this morning

* additional heavy rainfall around an inch is possible.

* Impacts could include flooded roads and intersections, river
flooding, and possible rock and mud slides in hilly terrain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.




Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:32 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

* heat index values... up to 110 due to temperatures in the low
to mid 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. This
combination will lead to a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives and
neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.





332 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

* heat index values... up to 110 due to temperatures in the low
to mid 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. This
combination will lead to a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives and
neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:08 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Thunderstorms continue to spread south this morning with heavy
rain and gusty winds...

Widespread thunderstorms will continue through daybreak over much
of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. The strongest storms could
produce wind gusts around 40 mph and small hail. Expect periods
of heavy rain, with ponding water on streets and roads. Motorists
should be prepared for reduced visibility in heavy rain. Do not
drive through water, or around barricades.


508 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Thunderstorms continue to spread south this morning with heavy
rain and gusty winds...

Widespread thunderstorms will continue through daybreak over much
of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. The strongest storms could
produce wind gusts around 40 mph and small hail. Expect periods
of heavy rain, with ponding water on streets and roads. Motorists
should be prepared for reduced visibility in heavy rain. Do not
drive through water, or around barricades.