Cause Of Takata Air Bag Explosions ReleasedScientists, hired by the auto-industry, say they have figured out what caused Takata air bags to suddenly explode. The Independent Testing Coalition says design issues, moisture, high humidity, heat and the use of a controversial propellant called ammonium nitrate are all factors. This is consistent with Takata's findings.
Downtown St. Paul Utility To Go Coal-FreeDistrict Energy St. Paul is going coal-free. The downtown utility that provides hot-water heat to nearly 200 buildings and 300 homes in St. Paul says it will end the use of coal after the 2020-21 heating season, reducing the heating system's carbon dioxide emissions by 27 percent, or 21,000 tons per year.
Near Record Highs Bring Summer Heat To Mid October For a state that has a reputation for uncomfortable weather, Minnesota was the place to be on Sunday. Near record highs in the low 80s were the cause for celebration.
Fairgoers Endure One Of This Year's Most Sweltering DaysOne of the most popular attractions at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday were the misters stationed periodically throughout the grounds. You may think the water is what will cool you down, but it's actually dropping the air temperature around it.
Ready For Fall-Like Weather? It’s Coming This Week After isolated thunderstorms Sunday, Minnesotans will experience several days of fall-like weather.
Minnesotans Doing All They Can To Beat The HeatFor many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather. While some have the luxury of staying indoors in air conditioned comfort, many others aren't so lucky.
Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid WeatherFor many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.
Monday's Humidity Will Make It Feel Like 100 Degrees Outside The dog days of summer have arrived in Minnesota, as Monday's sunny skies and high humidity will magnify the heat.
4 Your Pets: Protecting Pets From Summer's Dog Days
Hennepin Co. Creates Map Of Public Cooling CentersThings 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.
Twin Cities Under Tornado Watch Until 1 A.M.A hot and humid Sunday will be followed by evening severe storms. Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says Minnesotans are seeing the highest threat for severe weather this year, with the possibility of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail.
Xcel Energy: About 7K Twin Cities Residents Without Power TuesdayThousands of Twin Cities residents are without power Tuesday evening. Xcel Energy says about 5,000 people are affected in the South St. Paul area, and about 2,000 around northeast Minneapolis.