The ENTIRE state of Iowa is in a Heat Advisory
All 99 of Iowa's counties are under a Heat Advisory on Wednesday as heat indices are expected to reach as high as 107*.
The National Weather Service in Des Moines says:
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors...
‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued for Iowa
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued an "Excessive Heat Watch" for more than half the state of Iowa on Wednesday, July 28.
Heat indices in the watch area are expected to reach as high as 102-110*.
Highs will be in the lower 90s on Monday, the middle 90s Tuesday, and&…
Waterloo Hits 100* for First Time in Nearly a Decade
On Thursday, June 17, Waterloo set a new record high of 100*, breaking the former record of 97* set in 1897 and 1933. The heat index reached 101*
This was the first time since 2012 that Waterloo reached triple digits. The last time it was 100* or higher was July 25, 2012, it was a whopping 104*...
Heat Advisory Today for Much of Iowa
Dangerous heat is forecast this afternoon with heat indices of 100-105+ degrees. A Heat Advisory is in effect for much of the state from 1 to 8 PM.
According to the National Weather Service:
A Heat Advisory means that temperatures of at least 100°F* or Heat Index values of at least 105&d…
Waterloo is Approaching Heat Records
It’s been a hot and extremely dry first half of June in Waterloo. In the first 15 days of the month only a TRACE of rain has been reported (June 8) and 10 of the first 15 days have featured high temperatures reaching at least 90*.
That is currently the second most all-time at/above 89…
Thursday was the Hottest Day in Waterloo in Over 1,000 Days
Yeah, it's been a hot week. On Thursday, June 10, the mercury reached 97* in Waterloo. The last time the air temperature reached that mark in Waterloo was May 27, 2018.
Thursday's heat index reached 99*, the highest of the year so far. In 2020, Waterloo was subject to 38 hours of Heat …
HEAT is the #1 Weather-Related Killer in the U.S.
Thursday, June 3, is Heat Awareness Day.
Heat is the #1 weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.
It is NEVER safe to leave a child, disabled person, or pet locked in a car on a hot day. 24 child...
Are You Ready for Some HEAT this Weekend in Iowa?
The National Weather Service in Des Moines says that the upcoming first weekend of June will be HOT in Waterloo.
The ‘normal’ high temperature for the first week of June is right around 80*. Beginning this Friday and continuing through the weekend, the high temperatures are forecast to be right at 90…

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