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Heat Advisory issued for Eau Claire, surrounding counties

Eau Claire (WQOW) – A Heat Advisory has been issued for Eau Claire County and most of the surrounding counties until Friday night.

Those counties include: Eau Claire, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, St. Croix and Pierce.

According to the Stormtracker 18 Weather Team, high temperatures Thursday at Friday are supposed to be at or above 90 degrees. With dew points in the 70s it will feel around 100 degrees both days.


In addition to that, lows are not expected to drop much below 70 if they drop below it at all.

According to the National Weather Service, 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 where heat illnesses are possible.

You are encouraged to drink a lot of fluids, especially water, stay in the air conditioning if possible or at least stay out of the sun.

If you feel like you are suffering from heat stroke, you should call 911.

Clint Berge

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