Updated: July 03, 2020 01:01 PM
Created: July 03, 2020 06:05 AM
It will be another hot and humid Friday in Minnesota to kick off the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.
Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said a high in the 90s is expected in the metro and the heat is expected to last through the weekend into next week.
The National Weather Service has issued a new heat advisory from 1-8 p.m. in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties Friday.
The NWS advises drinking plenty of fluids, wearing lightweight clothing, staying in air-conditioned rooms, and staying out of the sun as much as possible.
Meanwhile, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an air quality alert for east-central and southeast Minnesota, from noon until 8 p.m. Friday. The alert, due to ozone, affects the metro as well as St. Cloud, Rochester, Winona and the tribal nation of Prairie Island.
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