Minnesota is in the midst of a heat wave that is expected to last for the next 2-3 days. While summertime heat waves are nothing new for us, there are some concerns with this one.
The biggest concern is the dew point temperatures during the day and the overnight temperatures. Typically, during a heat wave, there is some relief during the nighttime hours. The current forecast over the next few days is for temperatures to stay above 90 degrees, even into the evening hours. Exposure to these temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses.
A few ideas can help make a difference: