Blairstown, IA (52209)

6:07 AM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
South West Btown | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 866 ft 41.91 °N, 92.09 °W | Updated 58 seconds ago

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75.6 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 5.4 mph

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Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Gibbous, 86% visible
METAR KCID 231052Z 09005KT 8SM CLR 24/24 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02440244
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:35 PM
Waning Gibbous, 86% visible
METAR KCID 231052Z 09005KT 8SM CLR 24/24 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02440244

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 4:01 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

* heat index values... peaking between 100 to around 105.

* Timing... oppressive conditions will continue through this evening.
Peak heat index readings and most dangerous conditions will be
during the afternoon and early evening hours.

* Impacts... the prolonged period of excessive heat and humidity
will increase the risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

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.