Friday, July 28, 2006

Another heat wave!

Heat Advisory Statement as of 2:51 am CDT on July 28, 2006
... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 am CDTSunday... ... Excessive heat watch now in effect from Sunday morning throughlate Monday night... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issueda heat advisory... which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to7 am CDT Sunday. The excessive heat watch is now in effect fromSunday morning through late Monday night. Hot temperatures and increased humidity are still expectedacross the Twin Cities Metro area... lasting from Friday afternoonthrough the upcoming weekend... and into Monday night. Hightemperatures will be in the 95 to near 100 range... and dew pointswill range from the middle 60s to perhaps the lower 70s. Thiscombination will produce heat indices exceeding 100 degrees duringat least the afternoons.The area of intense heat and humidity may expand to cover more ofcentral and south central Minnesota... and perhaps west centralWisconsin... in the Sunday through Monday time period.A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures isexpected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humiditywill combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses arepossible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air conditionedroom... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives andneighbors.

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