Cause Of Takata Air Bag Explosions ReleasedScientists, hired by the auto-industry, say they have figured out what caused Takata air bags to suddenly explode. The Independent Testing Coalition says design issues, moisture, high humidity, heat and the use of a controversial propellant called ammonium nitrate are all factors. This is consistent with Takata's findings.
After A Stormy Sunday, The Humidity Will Lift For Labor Day After a humid and stormy Sunday, a cold front will wash over Minnesota for Labor Day.
What Makes A #Top10WxDay?With so many conditions like sky cover, temperature and humidity, many viewers are asking, what is the formula for a Top 10 Weather Day?
High Humidity Can Cause Breathing Problems, Day And NightThe humid weather leading into storms is uncomfortable, to say the least. But that stuffy air can also be dangerous, disrupting everything from sleep to breathing.
Monday's Humidity Will Make It Feel Like 100 Degrees Outside The dog days of summer have arrived in Minnesota, as Monday's sunny skies and high humidity will magnify the heat.
Good Question: What Is The Dew Point?You have heard the saying a million times: It's not the heat, it's the humidity. That will certainly be the case Friday, when dew points are expected to be in the 70s. So, what is dew point? Humidity is moisture in the air and there are two ways to measure it. One is dew point and another is relative humidity.
Xcel Energy: About 7K Twin Cities Residents Without Power TuesdayThousands of Twin Cities residents are without power Tuesday evening. Xcel Energy says about 5,000 people are affected in the South St. Paul area, and about 2,000 around northeast Minneapolis.
Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag WarningState officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.
Monday Marks Hottest Day Of The Year In Minnesota…So FarHealth officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. The National Weather Service says the humidity will make temperatures feel like 100 to 110 degrees Monday across much of Minnesota.
Good Question: Why Do We Only See The Flu In The Winter?Minnesota’s official influenza season started in October and will last through April. It’s the same for much of the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, the months are reversed. Flu season down happens during their winter - from May through September.
Hot Spell Pushes Xcel To Near Record Power UseBuzzing cicadas signal yet another hot August day. But it’s the scorched lawn and grinding of an air conditioner that are Brett Severson's clue. "My A/C is running all the time -- I'd guess my bill is about $400 a month," Severson said.
Heat Wave Closes Dozens Of Mpls. Schools For Rest Of The WeekClasses are canceled for the rest of the week at 27 schools in Minneapolis. High humidity and sweltering temps, combined with some buildings lacking air conditioning has canceled class on Thursday and Friday at more than two dozen schools, which will then resume class on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Students will not need to make up the canceled days.