Atkins, IA

4:26 PM CDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Atkins Fire Department | | Change Station

Elev 853 ft 42.00 °N, 91.86 °W | Updated 0 second ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
82.8 °F
Feels Like 93 °F
N
13.0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 13.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.51 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 8:36 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KCID 212052Z 11009KT 10SM CLR 31/28 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP094 T03060278 58031
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.51 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 8:36 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KCID 212052Z 11009KT 10SM CLR 31/28 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP094 T03060278 58031

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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:10 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Illinois and Iowa,
including the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Henry IL,
Putnam, Rock Island, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton, Buchanan,
Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson,
Jones, Linn, Muscatine, and Scott.

* Through Saturday morning

* heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
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.





Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:17 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday...

* heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the upper
80s to lower 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through Saturday 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...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible
heat illnesses. 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.



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