It was a day of steam and storms across Minnesota, but while the storms knocked down trees and power lines, they didn’t knock down the heat and humidity.
Midwest residents woke Tuesday to the whir of fans and air conditioners, the soundtrack to an unusually intense heat wave enveloping most of middle America and slowly spreading eastward.
With the hot, humid Minnesota air this week, many people are waking up to steamy, foggy windows. The glasses and sunglasses are steaming up when we walk out of the air conditioning, too. So what’s the science behind the foggy windows?
The left two lanes of westbound Interstate 94 at Lowry Avenue and the left lanes of eastbound I-94 at 49th Avenue in Minneapolis are closed due to pavement buckling.
Many in the Twin Cities enjoyed the warm, dry conditions over the weekend, but some may wonder if Monday is bringing too much of a good thing.