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2011: A Wild Year For Minn., U.S. Weather

For many, 2011 will be remembered as a year of wild weather. Storms were historic, deadly and costly.

12/28/2011

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Minn. Heat Waves Causes Farm Animal Deaths

Minnesota officials estimate more than 105,000 turkeys and up to 1,500 cattle were lost due to the recent heat wave.

07/23/2011

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Heat Wave Too Much For Minnesota Turkeys

The end of the heat wave couldn’t come soon enough for Minnesota turkey growers.

07/21/2011

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In Heat Wave, Some States Wish For Some December

In the land of giant ice castles, where auto makers test their vehicles against extreme cold and people play hockey year-round, it’s not uncommon to hear some griping about the weather.

07/21/2011

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Outside Workers Find Creative Ways To Beat The Heat

Pouring concrete, standing over a hot grill and biking people around, they’re all jobs that invoke some sympathy when you have excessive heat warnings like we’ve had this week.

07/20/2011

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Heat ‘Dome’ Traps Much Of US In Pressure Cooker

For millions of people enduring this week’s extreme heat and humidity, it feels like they’re living in a pressure cooker. And in a sense, they are.

07/20/2011

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Some Love The Heat Wave, Others Not So Much

It was a day of steam and storms across Minnesota, but while the storms knocked down trees and power lines, they didn’t knock down the heat and humidity.

07/19/2011

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Record Demand For Electricity In Heat Wave

Xcel Energy has set a new record for demand in the current heat wave as some customers cope with outages.

07/19/2011

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Midwest Heat Wave Expected To Persist This Week

Midwest residents woke Tuesday to the whir of fans and air conditioners, the soundtrack to an unusually intense heat wave enveloping most of middle America and slowly spreading eastward.

07/19/2011

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Twins Fans Sweat Out Doubleheader

The Twins have dealt with rain and storms in their outdoor stadium, but never have they dealt with excessive heat and humidity rolled into one.

07/19/2011

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Weather Blog: Steamy Until Thursday

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.

07/18/2011

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Xcel Energy Ready For Heat Wave

Xcel Energy said it’s ready to meet the challenge posed by the extended heat wave.

07/18/2011

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Heat Wave Should Continue Through The Week

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.

07/18/2011

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Weather Blog: Heat Wave

I’m sure a lot of folks were happy to see clouds block the sun for part of Sunday afternoon. The clouds kept our temperatures from peaking higher than they did.

07/17/2011

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Weather Blog: The Heat Is On

This is the title of a great song from the Eagles’ Glenn Frey. It is also a good description of our weather for the next several days.

07/15/2011

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