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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 07/12/2018 01:00 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 07/12/2018 09:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN 421 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 MNZ076>078-083>085-091>093-WIZ023>028-121730- /O.CON.KMPX.HT.Y.0012.180712T1700Z-180713T0100Z/ Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault- Freeborn-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire- Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire 421 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * TEMPERATURE...Highs in the low 90s with dew points in the low to mid 70s will produce heat indices around 100 degrees Thursday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those active outdoors or those susceptible to heat illnesses, such as children and the elderly. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a 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. 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. &&