Dakota County, Minnesota
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Heat Advisory
MNZ059>063-066>070-074>077-082>084-251600-
/O.NEW.KMPX.HT.Y.0003.160625T1800Z-160625T2300Z/
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-
SCOTT-DAKOTA-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...
ST PAUL...STILLWATER...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...
HASTINGS...NEW ULM...ST PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...ST JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA
259 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...AIR TEMPERATURE 90 TO 95. HEAT INDICES 95 TO 100.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS IS POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE
NOT TAKEN.

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.

&&

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Special Weather Statement
MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
250900-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST CLOUD...
FOLEY...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...
BLAINE...ST PAUL...STILLWATER...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...
RED WING...ST JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...
BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA...OSCEOLA...RICE LAKE...LADYSMITH...
HUDSON...RIVER FALLS...PRESCOTT...MENOMONIE...DURAND...
CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
847 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...VERY WARM AND HUMID SATURDAY WITH RAPIDLY DEVELOPING THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY BY AFTERNOON...

A VERY WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER
90S AND DEW POINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S WILL LEAD TO A PERIOD OF
HEAT INDICES IN THE 95 TO 100 DEGREE RANGE IN THE EARLY TO MID
AFTERNOON.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY
DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA DURING THE 1 TO 4 PM TIMEFRAME.
STORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND STRONGER AS THEY HEAD INTO
SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA IN THE 4 TO 7 PM
TIMEFRAME...AND WESTERN WISCONSIN BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM. ALL MODES
OF SEVERE WEATHER ARE POSSIBLE INCLUDING LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING
WINDS...A FEW TORNADOES...AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING.

THOSE WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD TAKE LONGER BREAKS AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...OR AVOID THE HOTTER PERIODS OF THE DAY. ALSO...HAVE
A WAY TO RECEIVE WATCHES AND WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION QUICKLY AS STORMS APPROACH. RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

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