Apple Picking Continues In Midst Of Unusual September HeatAt Minnetrista's Minnetonka Orchards, the heat hasn't hurt the apples just yet. Several more days like this might start to dehydrate the fruit.
Second Saturday Marks Fair's Hottest Day This YearOn top of the large crowds, it was the hottest day at the State Fair so far this year with temperatures hitting 87 degrees.
Amid Heat, Twin Cities Officers Help Keep People, Pets CoolIn the heat of the moment – and it was a hot one Friday afternoon -- South St. Paul Police Officer Todd Waters used his warm heart to cool people off.
Brain Study Finds People Actually Get Dumber During A Heat WaveResearchers at Harvard University have discovered that a person's brain works 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.
Southern Minnesota Under Heat Advisory For Wednesday Afternoon, EveningAnother round of hot and humid weather appears to be in store for southern Minnesota.
Minnesotans Embrace 1st Day Of 90-Degree Heat WaveIt’s tough to believe that just five weeks ago the Ferris wheel at Betty Danger’s Country Club in Northeast Minneapolis was under snow and ice.
Minnesotans Out Working, Having Fun In The HeatA lot of people might spend the day inside on Thursday, when heat indexes were expected to hit over 110 degrees. But Minnesotans are as tough in the heat as they are in snow.
Minnesotans Encouraged To Keep Cool Amid Heat WarningResidents in more than 50 Minnesota counties are encouraged to keep cool and drink plenty of fluids if they’re outside Thursday afternoon, when heat indexes are expected to soar to 115 degrees.
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.
Downtown St. Paul Utility To Go Coal-FreeDistrict Energy St. Paul is going coal-free. The downtown utility that provides hot-water heat to nearly 200 buildings and 300 homes in St. Paul says it will end the use of coal after the 2020-21 heating season, reducing the heating system's carbon dioxide emissions by 27 percent, or 21,000 tons per year.
Near Record Highs Bring Summer Heat To Mid October For a state that has a reputation for uncomfortable weather, Minnesota was the place to be on Sunday. Near record highs in the low 80s were the cause for celebration.