Heat warning for Idaho from Wednesday, July 10
Heat warning for Idaho from Wednesday, July 10

POCATELLO, Idaho – Dangerously high temperatures are expected in part of southeast Idaho beginning Wednesday, July 10, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Residents are urged to take precautions as temperatures are expected to reach between 100 and 105 degrees in the eastern Magic Valley, lower Snake River Plain and South Hills valleys; between 95 and 100 degrees in the upper Snake River Plain and Central Mountains valleys. The heat advisory is expected to last through Sunday, July 14.

The NWS advises drinking plenty of fluids, staying in air-conditioned rooms whenever possible and avoiding the sun to prevent heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke.

Photo: Weather forecast map // Courtesy of NWS Forecast Office Pocatello, ID.

Residents are urged to check on relatives and neighbors and not to leave children or pets unattended in vehicles. Temperatures inside vehicles rise quickly and can rise 10 degrees in just ten minutes, even if the outside temperature is only 70 degrees, the NWS warns.

You can find more tips for protecting yourself from heat here.

For more information, including a map of the areas affected by the warning, visit the NWS Forecast Office of Pocatello website.

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