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LIVE: Mayor Barrett talks beating extreme heat

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 17:26:12-04

MILWAUKEE – Mayor Barrett will discuss the Excessive Heat Watch issued by the National Weather Service beginning Thursday and ending Friday. In conjunction with this Watch, the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) has issued an Excessive Heat Health Watch.

Mayor Barrett will advise residents with precautionary measures they should take to avoid potentially dangerous conditions. In addition, the Mayor will review locations available for residents to cool off and avoid heat-related illnesses on Thursday and Friday.

Watch live below. Remarks are scheduled for 4:10 p.m.: