Posted: June 13, 2022 at 5:52 am
Hot and humid conditions will briefly settle over the region on Tuesday with temperatures expected to soar well into the 90s. Heat indices will likely top out in the upper 90s to lower 100s. Consider scheduling any outdoor activities on Tuesday to early or late in the day, drink plenty of water, and seek air conditioned locations to cool down.
Here are our latest expectations for a hot/humid Tuesday. Temperatures likely in mid-upper 90s with heat indices peaking in upper 90s to around 105. Consider scheduling outdoor activities to early or late in the day, drink plenty of water, and seek out air conditioned locations. pic.twitter.com/GEFLyY82d7
— NWS La Crosse (@NWSLaCrosse) June 12, 2022
…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY…
* WHAT…Heat index values up to 105 expected.
* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, southwest and west
central Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and
* WHEN…From 11 AM to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.
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. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.
Photo Credit: NWS La Crosse via Twitter