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Twin Cities weatherman addresses everyone's favorite topic: Weather

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WCCO-Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Shaffer visited Rocky Branch Elementary Thursday, March 21.

Shaffer, who grew up in Stillwater, Minn., asked an assembly of students to guess what the deadliest weather is.


Most guessed tornadoes and hurricanes. The answer is heat waves, followed by rain (flooding) and lightning (thunderstorms).

Shaffer gave the Rocky Branch assembly summer tips, like staying hydrated and wearing light-colored clothes to avoid heat-related illness.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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