Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
443 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS OVER A PORTION OF THE NORTHLAND
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.SOUTHERLY FLOW HAS BROUGHT CONSIDERABLE HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO THE
NORTHLAND. MUCH OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
CAN EXPECT HIGH TEMPERATURES TO REACH THE UPPER 80S WITH A FEW
SPOTS REACHING 90. THE COMBINATION OF HIGH HUMIDITY... WITH DEW
POINT TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 70S...WILL CAUSE HEAT INDICES TO
APPROACH OR REACH THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100 FROM GRAND RAPIDS TO
THE BRAINERD LAKES AND EAST TO THE TWIN PORTS AND THE ST. CROIX
RIVER VALLEY. RELIEF WILL COME LATE TONIGHT OR TUESDAY MORNING
WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES.

MNZ025-026-033>038-WIZ001-006-220100-
/O.CON.KDLH.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140722T0100Z/
NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-
NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-
DOUGLAS-BURNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALKER...GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...
BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...
SUPERIOR...GRANTSBURG
443 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE GRAND RAPIDS AREA TO THE BRAINERD LAKES AND
  EAST TO THE TWIN PORTS AND THE ST. CROIX RIVER VALLEY.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90.

* HEAT INDICES...THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT HEAT WAVE OF THE
  SEASON. THESE CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO A HEIGHTENED RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED STRESS AND ILLNESS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG AND
  ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITHOUT 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.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME  BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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