1 month ago
Event: Excessive Heat Watch
...Hot and Humid Conditions Expected Later this Week...
.Upper ridging looks to slide over the region by the mid to late
week with hot temperatures and high humidity values. This will
lead to high heat index values through Saturday. Plus, little
relief from the heat is expected during the overnight hours with
lows remaining in the 70s to around 80. Some relief is expected
by later in the weekend as a cold front moves into Iowa.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
* TEMPERATURE...The combination of temperatures in the 90s and
dewpoints into the 70s will produce heat index values of 100 to
110 for several days. Plus, little relief during the nighttime
hours is anticipated as lows remain warm in the middle 70s to
* IMPACTS...Heat-related illnesses may occur due to the
prolonged period of heat and humidity.
Instructions: An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
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2 months ago
From the WOW Newsroom...Press Release
Incident: Missing Person
Date of Incident: June 8, 2019
Location of Incident: Camp at the Woods, 22097 Fallspark Dr
Details of Incident:
Update on the investigation of missing person Lawrence “Larry” Howlett:
The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation of missing person Lawrence “Larry” Howlett. Larry was reported as a missing person the morning of June 8, 2019. Larry was last seen during the evening hours of Saturday June 01, 2019 at Camp at the Woods campground in Rock Falls, Iowa. Larry Howlett is a 48 year old white male 5’5” tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. Larry was last seen wearing blue jeans shorts, gray tank top, and tan work boots. Since reported missing authorities have conducted ground and water searches in the area where Larry was last seen. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating Larry Howlett and is urging anyone with any information to call the sheriff’s office at (641) 421-3000.
Investigating Agency: Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department
Assisting Agencies: North Iowa CERT and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...