A MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:
... Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening. * Temperature... highs in the lower 90s. * Heat indices... upper 90s to around 100. * Impacts... heat illnesses are possible, especially for those who are active outdoors 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.