For the First Day of Fall, Twin Cities Placed Under Heat Advisory

September 22, 2017 11:03 AM

With Friday marking the first official day of fall, summer just doesn't want to give up.

The Twin Cities area has been placed under a heat advisory on Friday due to, "abnormally hot conditions," according to the National Weather Service.

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The counties impacted include Hennepin, Anoka, Ramsey, Washington, Carver, Scott and Dakota counties. The advisory is in effect from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

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The NWS says temperatures are expected to reach the low 90s, with the heat index between 95 and 100 degrees.

The warm conditions could put some at risk of heat illnesses. The NWS suggests wearing light weight clothing, drinking plenty of water and rescheduling strenuous activities to the early morning or evening. 

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