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Heat Advisory Going into Effect Around the Area

June 10, 2021 6:19am

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that will go into effect today (Thur) for area counties from noon to 8pm.  

That includes Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Ida, and O'Brien Counties.  

Heat index values up to 101 are expected.  Residents are advised to 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.  Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible.