June 25, 2016: Phew – It’s hot out there!

June 28, 2016

If you stepped outside at all on Saturday June 25, 2016, you might have thought: “It is definitely summertime in Minnesota!” Check out the map below of the Heat Indices at just 11:00 AM. That’s right, we had widespread heat indices in the 90s!

heat indices at 11 a.m.

 

Now check out this map from just two hours later. We broke 100  oF heat index in many locations around the state. The highest heat index we saw occurred right around 3:00 PM with 104  oF. Virtually every station across central Minnesota have heat indices above 100 degrees.

heat indices at 1 p.m.

heat indices at 3 p.m.