The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Heat Advisory for most of Iowa on Tuesday with the heat index as high as 105-110*.

Waterloo has seen 25 days this year reach at least 90*. In 2020 there was a total of 29 days reach at least 90* --- and there's a lot of summer remaining.

Cedar Rapids has hit 90* just 12 times this year compared to 11 days in 2020 hitting that mark.

The record high for August 10th in Waterloo is 97* in 1918.

The National Weather Service added:

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside.

 

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