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Heat Awareness Day

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The National Weather Service along with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division has declared today at Heat Awareness Day in Iowa.  During the day today, the National Weather Service will be issuing a Public Information Statement regarding heat safety.  Heat and humidity are the two weather parameters that combine to create the Heat Index.

To learn about heat safety, listen to yesterday’s Washington Page under Radio Plus.

Heat Index Chart: