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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 07/18/2019 01:00 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 07/19/2019 08:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN 656 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019 MNZ060>063-067>070-074>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ023>028-182100- /O.CON.KMPX.HT.Y.0003.190718T1700Z-190720T0000Z/ Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Brown- Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele- Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa- Eau Claire- Including the cities of Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee, Hastings, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire 656 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY... * TEMPERATURE...Highs around 90 Thursday and 90 to 95 Friday, combined with dew points in the 70s, will make for heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees for both Thursday and Friday afternoon. Low temperatures will only fall to 70 to 75, providing little relief from the heat. * IMPACTS...The high heat indices during the day will lead to increased risk for heat-related illness for those active outdoors or with limited access to air conditioning. 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. &&