It’s hot today and some 60 Iowa counties are under a Heat Advisory. Meteorologist Alex Krull, at the National Weather Service, says it’ll be uncomfortably steamy, especially across western and central Iowa.
We’re entering a prolonged heat wave which is expected to last all week, into the weekend — and beyond.
The heat advisory runs from 1 to 8 PM on Tuesday and more advisories are possible throughout the week and month.
The heat wave may last well into the Iowa State Fair, which runs August 11th to the 21st. The Climate Prediction Center’s August weather forecast for Iowa indicates the state could be in for above-normal temperatures and below-normal rainfall.