Excessive Heat Warning
Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. The National Weather Service says the humidity will make temperatures feel like 100 to 110 degrees Monday across much of Minnesota.
There’s no doubt that air conditioners in our cars and homes will get a workout on Monday. We’re expecting one of our hottest days of the summer ahead with a high temperature expected to be in the low 90s.
Students have returned to school in Minneapolis amid some of the most sweltering conditions of the summer. Minneapolis public schools have 18 buildings that lack air conditioning and another 11 with only limited cooling.
An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday. The hot and humid conditions will lead to a heightened risk of heat-related stress and illnesses.
Our weather will be very hot and muggy the next several days. An excessive heat warning is in effect until late Wednesday for much of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the Twin Cities metro area.
The National Weather Service says high temperatures are expected to be into the low to mid 90s, with heat indices soaring to 105 degrees through Wednesday.