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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:42 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Thursday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Iowa and northeast Iowa, including
the following areas, in north central Iowa, Butler, Cerro
Gordo, Winnebago, and Worth. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and
Bremer.

* Until 7 am CDT Thursday

* locally heavy rainfall possible with up to 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall. Rainfall rates could approach 2 inches per hour.

* Flash flooding is most likely in urban and poor drainage
areas. Flash flooding is also possible near small streams and
due to overland flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Mjb


Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:47 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM Thursday to 7 PM CDT
Saturday...

* temperature... highs are expected in the 90s with dewpoints in
the 70s. This is likely to lead to heat index values of 100 to
110 degrees on Thursday and Friday. Little relief is expected
during the night with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

* Impacts... heat-related illnesses may occur due to the
prolonged period of heat and humidity.

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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:42 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Thursday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Iowa and northeast Iowa, including
the following areas, in north central Iowa, Butler, Cerro
Gordo, Winnebago, and Worth. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and
Bremer.

* Until 7 am CDT Thursday

* locally heavy rainfall possible with up to 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall. Rainfall rates could approach 2 inches per hour.

* Flash flooding is most likely in urban and poor drainage
areas. Flash flooding is also possible near small streams and
due to overland flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Mjb