Heat Advisory Issued for Twin Cities Sunday

Heat Advisory Issued for Twin Cities Sunday Photo: Photo: KSTP/Chris Knoll

May 27, 2018 07:28 AM

Due to extreme heat expected Sunday, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Twin Cities area.

The advisory is in effect from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said temperatures Sunday could reach the upper-90s, potentially breaking the current record for May 27 temperatures. The record temperature is 96 and was set in 1969.

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NWS advised drinking plenty of fluids, staying in air-conditioned spaces and checking in on relatives and neighbors. 

Memorial Day will bring more sunshine, with highs in the mid-90s. There is a chance for thunderstorms later that night. 

Yuhas said strong thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday as well. 

RELATED: Stay up to date with the current temperatures 

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