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Hot, hot, hot: Heat index Friday could reach 110 degrees

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An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for Friday, June 29, 2018, across parts of southeastern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin.

High temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s will combine with high humidity to create heat indices that could surpass 100 degrees Friday, according to a National Weather Service warning Thursday afternoon.

Heat and humidity will give way to storms expected to blow through the region Friday night and Saturday. Some storms could be severe.

LINK: NWS Forecast Office - Twin Cities/Chanhassen

The weather service offers this advice for dealing high temperatures:

  • Find air conditioning
  • Avoid strenuous activities
  • Wear light clothing
  • Check on family members and neighbors
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Watch for heat cramps, exhaustion and stroke
  • Never leave people or pets in a closed car

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Michael Brun

Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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