Tuesday’s Project Heat Index
Monday's high temperature in Waterloo was 93* and the heat will continue throughout the week.
Since 1990, Waterloo has hit 95+ or higher just 13 times in August, so this amount of heat is a bit rare.
The normal high for this time of the year in Waterloo/Cedar Falls is 82*.
Including Monday, 8/24, Waterloo has already had 23 days this year reach at least 90*. Last year, Waterloo/Cedar Falls saw 15 days of 90*+ heat. Only ONE day in August 2019 reach 90* or higher. (8/5/2019)
Will records be broken this week? Possibly:
The record high for Waterloo for August 25 is 98* set in 2003.
The record high for Waterloo for August 26 is 97* set in 2003.
The record high for Waterloo for August 27 is 96* set in 1955.