State Fair-Goers Finding Ways To Beat The HeatBoth fair-goers and the workers in the food booths are doing everything possible to stay cool.
Metro Area Swelters Under Excessive HeatIn Minnesota, the heat is bittersweet. It's a welcome break from the winter season, but the dog days of summer can also be dangerous.
Heat Blast Settles Into Minnesota As People Search For ReliefDangerously high heat and humidity is settling into Minnesota. Temperatures are feeling like 105 degrees because of the high level of humidity.
Twin Cities Under Excessive Heat Watch Wednesday-FridayEnjoy the sun and average temperatures as we start the week, because it's going to get hot. Dangerously hot.
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.
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.
Get Ready For A Hot Monday To Start The WeekIt's July, which means we're in the hottest time of the year for Minnesota weather. Mother Nature won't disappoint on Monday as she will bring the heat. With it will come some oppressive humidity and a few storms before it finally feels comfortable again.
Highs Hit 90s In MinnesotaSummer-like weather has hit Minnesota, with highs reaching the 90s in southern and central parts of the state. The National Weather Service says Appleton in western Minnesota peaked at 99 degrees Tuesday.
Salvation Army Working To Keep Homeless From HeatHousing nearly 600 people a night is typical for the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center. But those numbers remain steady with the hot weather, barely giving staff a break to prepare adequate room.
Beating The Heat With Sun-Proof ClothingThere's no doubt that air conditioners in our cars and homes will get a workout on Monday. We're expecting one of our hottest days of the summer ahead with a high temperature expected to be in the low 90s.
Good Question: What Bug's Creating All That Late Summer Buzz?Over the past few weeks, you might have been hearing a loud buzzing sound outside. It sounds like buzzing power lines, but it’s actually an insect we usually start hearing in Minnesota in July. “All the buzzing is cicadas,” said U of M Extension Entomologist Jeffrey Hahn. He said he heard from so many people about the cicadas at the U of M Extension State Fair booth that he decided to write an article about it.
'Heat Days' Become More Common For Sweaty SchoolsSchools starting the year before Labor Day are running into a problem: heat. As temperatures climbed past 90 in much of the Midwest last week, many schools were forced to find creative ways to cool kids down.