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Excessive heat warning issued for Monday, Tuesday

LA CROSSE, WI - An excessive heat warning has been issued for Monday and Tuesday for counties that border the Mississippi River—La Crosse, Houston, Winona, Trempealeau, Buffalo, Wabasha and Pepin.

StormTeam 8 Meteorologist Bill Graul says we can expect hazy sunshine with record or near-record highs in the mid-to-upper 90s. Heat indices will climb into the 95-105-degree range, but some spots could see readings in the 105-110+ range.

A heat advisory remains in effect for the rest of the viewing area through Tuesday evening.

Graul says the overnight/early morning lows will only fall into the 75-80-degree range in most areas.

Read more on Monday's forecast on the StormTeam 8 page on www.news8000.com. Be sure to 'like' the WKBT StormTeam 8 Weather Facebook page for updates throughout the day.


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