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Minnesotans Soak Up Sun, Warm Weather

Warm weather is finally here! High temperatures and a sunny sky swept across the state of Minnesota Saturday. Temperatures have been warm this whole week, which gets many thinking that warm weather may finally be here to stay.

05/24/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Chicken Wings: Ray J’s

Chicken wings have come a long way since their humble beginnings in Buffalo, New York 50 years ago. Fried, tossed in buffalo sauce and dipped in blue cheese, you can’t beat them — but who’s got the best in Minnesota? The wings at Ray J’s American Grill in Woodbury, according to WCCO viewers.

09/26/2013

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Hot, Dry Weather Stressing Pastures Across Minn.

Hot, dry weather is putting stress on pastures across Minnesota.

09/09/2013

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Drought Deepens In Central Minnesota

The late-summer drought is deepening in central Minnesota, according to data released Thursday. The new U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that several counties in central Minnesota are now in a severe drought.

09/05/2013

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Midwest Hot, Dry Spell Brings Back Drought Worries

A growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries of drought and its impact on crops.

08/29/2013

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Football Players, Marching Band Members Practice Thru 90-Degree Heat

The hot weather forecasted for Tuesday will have lots of people looking for some relief. It should be a popular day for lakes, pools and water parks around the Twin Cities. Lake Josephine in Roseville is likely to be a popular spot in Roseville Tuesday as much of the Twin Cities is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

08/20/2013

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Good Question: Why Don’t We Eat As Much When It’s Hot Out?

When the weather turns warm, Minnesotans love their outdoor barbeques and patios. But when it really turns warm, some of us start to lose our appetites.

07/10/2013

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Fmr. Twin Michael Cuddyer Runs Hitting Streak To 27 Games

Michael Cuddyer’s scruffy beard keeps sprouting more and more gray. It’s becoming quite scratchy, too. The Colorado Rockies outfielder wants so badly to take a razor to the whiskers, but that will just have to wait.

07/01/2013

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68 Degrees Ties Record High

After starting out Saturday with near freezing temps as hail pelted some areas of the Twin Cities, WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey says Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport has reached 68 degrees as of 4 p.m. Saturday, tying a record high.

11/10/2012

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Summer In September: Mpls Reaches 95 Degrees

Just when you thought summer was over, Tuesday’s temperatures jumped to 95 degrees in Minneapolis.

09/11/2012

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Heat Impacts Twin Cities Homeless

The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.

07/16/2012

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Heat Advisory In Effect, Temps To Hit 100 Degrees

If anyone was curious what it might feel like to be inside an oven, well today’s high should give you an idea.

07/16/2012

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Parades, Festivities Go On Despite 101 Degree Heat

Richfield’s parade carried its typical patriotic tones, but with some major warmth added in.

07/04/2012

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Shakopee Firefighters Battle Fire In Sweltering Temps

With the thermometer in the 90’s, there are few tougher jobs than fighting a fire. But that’s what firefighters had to do in Shakopee Sunday.

07/01/2012

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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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Minnesotans Baking In Wednesday’s Heat

Temperatures around the state are pushing the mid- to upper-90s with dew points expected to reach a downright tropical feel by Wednesday night. Whether you’re working in it, or simply outside enjoying summer, some common sense will keep you from trouble.

06/27/2012

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A Hot Day For Twins Fans At Target Field

With temperatures in the 90’s many Twins fans took refuge, out of their seats, and found shade to watch the game at Target Field Sunday.

05/27/2012

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In Heat Wave, Some States Wish For Some December

In the land of giant ice castles, where auto makers test their vehicles against extreme cold and people play hockey year-round, it’s not uncommon to hear some griping about the weather.

07/21/2011

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Twins Fans Sweat Out Doubleheader

The Twins have dealt with rain and storms in their outdoor stadium, but never have they dealt with excessive heat and humidity rolled into one.

07/19/2011

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Como Zoo’s Polar Bears Take The Heat In Stride

The polar bears at Como Zoo are feeling the heat, but don’t seem to mind.

07/18/2011

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Temperatures Reach In 90s, Heat Warning In Effect

Another sticky, sweaty summer day was upon us but it could have been worse if it wasn’t for cloud cover.

07/17/2011

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Hot Weather, Hot Business

For some in Minnesota, hot weather means hot business.

06/07/2011

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What Type Of Weather Would You Rather Have Today?

Vote on Michele’s Quick Pulse Poll on Today’s Weather!

06/07/2011

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Out Of The Freezer, Into The Frying Pan!

When they heard Monday’s weather report called for oppressive heat and humidity, runners Catherine Jacobs and Jill Boyfen got their workout in early.

06/06/2011

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