It seems like every year, there are a few sticky, hot days at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
This is a question I field quite often at WCCO. It has been hot — the second warmest July on record — and humid this summer.
This summer’s extreme heat has caused a spike in the number of patients treated for heat illnesses at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
It’s the summer of the heat wave, and that means struggle for many.
What started as a warm and wet summer in Minnesota is giving way to drought.
The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.
The drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956, according to new data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The concert started as the largest gathering of sweaty people in the state of Minnesota, but that changed in about a minute, when the temperature dropped 12 degrees as rains came through.
As a big chunk of the U.S. deals with hot weather, people are heading into pools and lakes to cool off. That has public health officials worried about a heightened risk of drowning.
More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 18th annual Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis. And with temperatures reaching 100 degrees, precautions are being taken.
In the dog days of summer, veterinarians have a message they want to get out.
A combination of hot temperatures and high humidity is hitting the Twin Cities and punishing our plants. But there are ways to protect them.
Richfield’s parade carried its typical patriotic tones, but with some major warmth added in.
It’s now one for the record books. The temperature in Minneapolis-St. Paul on Wednesday reached a record-breaking 101 degrees.
One of the issues that pop up in high heat: Sometimes, the pavement on roads literally pops up.
Extreme temperatures and intense heat have forced all live racing and Fourth of July festivities to be canceled at Canterbury Park.
Minnesotans are dealing with stifling heat and high humidity as they try to celebrate the July Fourth holiday safely.
The heat is putting stress on the power grid, but Xcel Energy says it’s ready.
Trends in climate data show much of Minnesota is getting hotter and more humid with each year. Pete Boulay with the State Climatology Office explains what it means when you hear the term “dew points.”
Kids love to be outside but you have to make sure they’re hydrated and protected in this kind of heat.
Your forecast today: hot. Your forecast tomorrow: still pretty hot. Your forecast for the remainder of the holiday week: potentially firecracker hot.
It was the most obvious statement of the day, but it was probably uttered a million times. “It’s hot, really hot,” said Sam Tabomgphet of Minneapolis.
Kids say the darndest things, and every now and again, they ask really good questions.
After near-record breaking heat on Saturday, Sunday will take the cake in terms of both heat and humidity. According to WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey, we were 15 degrees above average on Saturday. The high of 92 degrees was just three degrees shy of the record, set in 1976.
In this week’s Minnesota Music Minute, we are introducing you to a band that started at the University of Minnesota. They’re called Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles.