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* and only cooling off to the upper-80s for highs on Monday and Tuesday, June 7 and 8. During that
When Was the Warmest January Day in the Cedar Valley?
The first month of the year is NEVER a warm one in Iowa. The "normal" average high temperature in January is in the upper-20s while the average low hovers around 10*. The warmest it has EVER been in Waterloo (According to records kept by the National Weather Service) occurred on 1/26/2002 when the mercury reached a towering 65*...
Phoenix Ties Record With 143 days of 100* Heat
It's been a hot one in the Copper State. On Monday, October 13th, the city of Phoenix reached its 143rd day of 100° heat or higher. According to the National Weather Service in Phoenix, this ties the previous record for a calendar year with 1989...

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