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Special Weather Statement until 12AM CDT WED

bulletin remains in effect for Chippewa County, WI

...LONG DURATION EARLY SEASON HEAT WAVE AND RECORD TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...

TEMPERATURES WILL TREND MUCH WARMER LATE THIS WEEK THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGHS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY SHOULD REACH THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S ACROSS THE REGION. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY KEEP SOME AREAS SLIGHTLY COOLER, HOWEVER.

THE WEATHER DRIES OUT FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. NEAR RECORD HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 90S ARE POSSIBLE EACH DAY FROM SATURDAY THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. PEAK HEAT INDICES THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 90S.

MANY WILL BE OUTDOORS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND. WHILE THIS LEVEL OF HEAT SHOULD BE EXPECTED AT TIMES EACH SUMMER, THE QUICK TRANSITION FROM WINTER IN THE LAST MONTH MAY ENHANCE THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS FOR THOSE ACTIVE AND UNPREPARED.

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