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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1234 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
1234 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Hot and humid conditions are expected through early evening with
peak heat indices between 95 and 100. Heat illnesses may occur,
primarily for those who are active outdoors.

Additional thunderstorms are possible tonight across western Minnesota,
mainly after midnight. There is a marginal risk of severe weather
in this area. The main threats will be large hail and damaging

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Hot and humid conditions with heat indices into the mid 90s are
expected again Saturday from southeast Minnesota into western
Wisconsin. Heat illnesses may occur, primarily for those who are
active outdoors.

Periodic chances for thunderstorms exist from Saturday through
Monday night. There is a marginal risk of severe weather Saturday
across western and central Minnesota, with the main threats being
hail and wind.

Repeated rounds of thunderstorms this weekend in western
Minnesota will also lead to an increased risk for flooding.


SKYWARN spotter activation may be needed tonight in western MN.


Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1014 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Lac Qui Parle-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Yellow Medicine-
Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-
Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Freeborn-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Madison, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield,
Monticello, Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord,
Redwood Falls, 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,
and Eau Claire
1014 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017


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


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

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.



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