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Conditions

Updated: 1:36 AM CST on December 13, 2018
Temperature 21°F
Windchill 16°F
Humidity 93%
Dew Point 19°F
Wind SSE at 4 mph
Pressure 29.89 in (Rising)
Conditions Light Freezing Fog
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Overcast (OVC) : 100 ft
Yesterday's Maximum 27°F approx.
Yesterday's Minimum 21°F approx.
Sunrise07:37 AM (CST)
Sunset04:35 PM (CST)
Moon Rise11:58 AM (CST)
Moon Set10:37 PM (CST)
Moon Phase


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Local Satellite

Forecast as of 10:58 PM CST on December 12, 2018


Dense fog advisory in effect until 8 am CST Thursday...

Rest of Tonight
Cloudy. Widespread dense fog. Near steady temperature in the lower 20s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Thursday
Cloudy. Widespread dense fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 30s. Light winds...shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of fog through the night. Lows around 17. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday
Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night
Clear. Lows around 17. Light winds.

Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 19.

Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 30.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 19.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.


Dense Fog Advisory
Statement Issued: 11:00 PM CST on December 12, 2018

... Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 8 am CST Thursday...

* visibility... dropping below one-quarter mile in many areas
overnight. Some spots will see near zero visibility at times.

* Impacts... difficult travel due to low visibility and the
possibility of some slick spots from the fog.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
low-beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.



Lawrence



Air Quality Alert
Statement Issued: 10:56 am CST on December 12, 2018

... Air quality alert in effect from this morning through 6 PM
Thursday...

the Minnesota pollution control agency has issued an air quality
alert for fine particle pollution for southeast Minnesota.

Fine particle levels have reached the Orange (unhealthy for sensitive
groups) category across southeast Minnesota. Light winds, fog, and a
strong inversion have resulted in poor dispersion and air pollutants
are accumulating and becoming trapped near the ground. Poor
dispersion conditions will continue over the next couple of days
southeast Minnesota. Fine particle levels in the alert area are
expected to remain near or above 100 aqi until Thursday afternoon,
when a front moves across the state and brings cleaner air into the
region.

An air quality alert is issued when the aqi is expected to reach or
exceed 101, a level considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Sensitive groups, such as people with lung disease (including
asthma), heart disease, children and older adults, and people who are
active outdoors should limit prolonged exertion.

For information on current air quality conditions in your area and to
sign-up for daily air quality forecasts and alert notifications by
email, text message, phone, or the Minnesota air Mobile app, visit
https://www.Pca.State.MN.US/air/current-air-quality.



1056 am CST Wed Dec 12 2018

... Air quality alert in effect from this morning through 6 PM
Thursday...

the Minnesota pollution control agency has issued an air quality
alert for fine particle pollution for southeast Minnesota.

Fine particle levels have reached the Orange (unhealthy for sensitive
groups) category across southeast Minnesota. Light winds, fog, and a
strong inversion have resulted in poor dispersion and air pollutants
are accumulating and becoming trapped near the ground. Poor
dispersion conditions will continue over the next couple of days
southeast Minnesota. Fine particle levels in the alert area are
expected to remain near or above 100 aqi until Thursday afternoon,
when a front moves across the state and brings cleaner air into the
region.

An air quality alert is issued when the aqi is expected to reach or
exceed 101, a level considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Sensitive groups, such as people with lung disease (including
asthma), heart disease, children and older adults, and people who are
active outdoors should limit prolonged exertion.

For information on current air quality conditions in your area and to
sign-up for daily air quality forecasts and alert notifications by
email, text message, phone, or the Minnesota air Mobile app, visit
https://www.Pca.State.MN.US/air/current-air-quality.



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