The NWS expects storms and extreme heat to head into Iowa on Friday

The NWS expects storms and extreme heat to head into Iowa on Friday

National Weather Service He issued the advisory on Thursday afternoon Iowans warned that the extreme heat and humidity felt across the state this week is expected to continue, and possibly worsen, on Friday.

Much of central and southwestern Iowa, which includes Des Moines, Fort Dodge and Council Bluffs, will be under a heat warning on Friday. The southeastern part of the state will be under an extreme heat warning, according to the National Weather Service.

Andrew Ansorgen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Des Moines, said the extreme heat warning means temperatures will be hotter in that area, but he said residents will likely face above-average temperatures no matter where. Where they live in Iowa.

“All the precautions you’ll want to take like drinking plenty of water, taking breaks if you’re outside or going inside to turn on the air conditioning to take a break — all of that will apply regardless of whether you’re indoors or not,” he said. “Excessive heat.”

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