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.