Akron, IA (51001)

1:50 PM CDT on September 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Burbank | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 1198 ft 42.77 °N, 96.81 °W | Updated 46 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
88.5 °F
Feels Like 94 °F
N
23.3
Wind Variable Wind from SSE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:13 AM 7:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KLRJ 221835Z AUTO 17024KT 10SM CLR 32/21 A2975 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:13 AM 7:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KLRJ 221835Z AUTO 17024KT 10SM CLR 32/21 A2975 RMK AO2

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:35 AM CDT Sep. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening.

* Temperature... highs in the low to mid 90s will combine with high
humidities to bring heat indices into the upper 90s pushing 100
degrees.

* Impacts... heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible,
especially athletes and those working outdoors. Those with
outdoor plans will want to stay well hydrated this afternoon and
evening, with Summer-like conditions for much of the area.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

   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.