For the second straight day, temperatures in the 90s and high humidity put the heat index in excess of 100 degrees.
Swimming pools and air-conditioned spots are likely to be popular places Thursday and Friday in the Twin Cities when the scorching temperatures and humidity will combine to create heat indices of more than 100 degrees.
For some in Minnesota, hot weather means hot business.
Extreme discomfort is not the only reason Twin Cities road repair crews have to hate the heat this week. On Monday alone, more than 30 heat-related pavement “blow-ups” were reported in the greater metropolitan area.
For the second straight day, temperatures in the Twin Cities reached record-breaking levels. By early afternoon Tuesday, temperatures had reached the 96-degree mark in Minneapolis, toppling 2004’s record for this day.
With temps in the 100s, your air conditioning is probably getting a pretty good workout. The same goes for the air conditioning repair workers. They’ve been putting in long days just to keep up with customer calls.
It was so hot Tuesday afternoon that Travail Kitchen and Amusements in Robbinsdale closed for the day.
More hot weather ahead!