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Climatologist: Minn. Is Getting Hotter & More Humid

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.”

07/02/2012

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Protecting Kids & Animals From The Record Heat

Kids love to be outside but you have to make sure they’re hydrated and protected in this kind of heat.

07/02/2012

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Heat Advisory Kicks Off Hot Holiday Week

Your forecast today: hot. Your forecast tomorrow: still pretty hot. Your forecast for the remainder of the holiday week: potentially firecracker hot.

07/02/2012

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How Minnesotans Deal With The Rising Mercury

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.

06/27/2012

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Good Question: Why Is It Uncomfortable When Temps Match Body Heat?

Kids say the darndest things, and every now and again, they ask really good questions.

06/27/2012

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Get Ready For More Heat & Humidity

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.

06/09/2012

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Minnesota Music Minute: U Of M Band Getting National Attention

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.

06/08/2012

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Record Temps Signal The Start Of Summer

A day like Friday signals the start of summer. The 93 degree high broke the record of 91 set in 1911.

05/18/2012

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Friday’s 93 Degrees Sets The Record

Friday reached a high of 93 degrees, breaking the record that was originally set 101 years ago in 1911.

05/18/2012

The Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire sits on the bench after getting into foul trouble during the first half of Game 5 in Miami on May 9, 2012. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Knicks Wilt Down Stretch Of Game 5, Season Comes To An End

LeBron James had 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 106-94 on Wednesday night to win the Eastern Conference first-round series in five games.

05/10/2012

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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: ‘Next Year, We’ll Be Better’

Anthony vowed after the team’s latest first-round ouster that things will change. And soon.

05/10/2012

Baron Davis of the New York Knicks is taken off the court on a stretcher after he injured his knee in the third quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2012 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Davis Leaves Game 4 With Severe Knee Injury

Baron Davis left Game 4 of the Knicks’ opening round match-up with the Heat with an apparently serious knee injury.

05/06/2012

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks reacts in the second half against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Knicks Avoid Sweep, Force Game 5

The Knicks defeat the Heat 89-87 to force Game 5 and snapped their 13-game playoff losing streak.

05/06/2012

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Knicks Fall Apart In Second Half, Now 1 Loss From Going Home

LeBron James scored 32 points, including eight straight to start the fourth quarter and break open the game, and the Miami Heat took a 3-0 lead, sending the New York Knicks to an NBA postseason-record 13th straight loss, 87-70 on Thursday night.

05/04/2012

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Carmelo: Knicks Need To Step Up; Bosh Expected To Play In Game 3

Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert are sidelined. Jeremy Lin isn’t back yet. So where are the Knicks supposed to find enough offense to compete with Miami?

05/03/2012

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Knicks’ Jeremy Lin All But Rules Out Game 4 Return

The short-handed Knicks could really, really use a healthy Jeremy Lin on the court in their first-round playoff series against Miami. Emphasis on healthy.

05/03/2012

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With Stoudemire Likely Out, Knicks May Need Lin More Than Ever

The Knicks sounded hopeful about Jeremy Lin’s return — and that was before Monday night’s debacle.

05/01/2012

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Knicks’ Stoudemire Sorry After Postgame Tantrum Leaves Him With Lacerated Hand

This much was certain: Amar’e Stoudemire’s hand was cut so severely that doctors and paramedics were summoned, drops of blood stained the carpet and a piece of glass in the door to a fire-extinguisher case needed to be replaced.

05/01/2012

Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks is carried off the court against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the American Airines Arena. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Knicks Crushed By Heat In Game 1, Shumpert Suffers Knee Injury

The Knicks were dealt a blow on the scoreboard and to their roster as Iman Shumpert was carried off the court. The Knicks were defeated by the Heat 100-67 in Game 1.

04/29/2012

Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks is carried off the court against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the American Airines Arena. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Shumpert Suffers Season-Ending ACL Tear

Iman Shumpert suffered a season-ending ACL tear and as a result, any hope of the Knicks competing with the Heat have ended.

04/29/2012

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NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

04/27/2012

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Parts Of Minn. Could Reach 60 Degrees Today

Believe it or not, the date is Jan. 5 and parts of Minnesota has a chance of hitting 60 degrees today.

01/05/2012

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Weather Blog: Monday’s Record Heat

It looks more and more like this will be one of our warmest Decembers on record.

12/26/2011

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Weather Blog: Stormy Start To August

We started the month with damaging winds, flooding rain and a muggy day as well.

08/01/2011

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Minn. Crops Thrive In Heat, Humidity

Minnesota crops developed quickly in the heat and humidity last week.

08/01/2011

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