The dog days of summer have arrived in Minnesota, as Monday’s sunny skies and high humidity will magnify the heat.
The phrase “dog days of summer” has its roots in the time when Sirius — the “dog star” — was prominent in the mid-to-late-summer sky. Nowadays, it just refers to those hot and steamy summer […]
Things are heating up in the Twin Cities. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the high 80s and low 90s all week with dew points in the 60s, making it feel muggy and tropical.
A Northeast Minneapolis explosion and fire displaced two families Sunday afternoon and five firefighters suffered possible heat exhaustion, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department.
Not only is it expected to be extra hot in Minnesota on Wednesday, the Twin Cities and Rochester have also been put under an air pollution health advisory.
Heat-related deaths are preventable, but every year many people succumb to extreme heat. With a high temperature in the 90s expected Wednesday, here’s some tips on how to beat the heat.
Our Monday afternoon high temperature in the Twin Cities was 98 degrees, three degrees short of the record for this date. Factor in the dewpoint at the time and you had a heat index of 112 degrees.