Winfield, IA

5:32 AM CDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0500)
KIAMTUNI2 | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 722 ft 41.07 °N, 91.39 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
72.9 °F
Feels Like 73 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 2.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4900 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:51 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KMPZ 211015Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM SCT049 22/22 A2996 RMK AO2 T02220220
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4900 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:51 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KMPZ 211015Z AUTO 15003KT 10SM SCT049 22/22 A2996 RMK AO2 T02220220

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:23 AM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* heat index values... up to 107 due to temperatures in the lower
to mid 90s... and dewpoints in the lower to middle 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...

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.