Monday, July 16, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued another heat advisory for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Break out the waterbottles and sweatbands. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday. Forecasts call for temperatures at or near 100 degrees, with heat indices ranging from 100 to 105 degrees Forecasters say southwest winds will bring a plume of hot air across the region on Monday, spurring near-record temperatures and potentially dangerous weather conditions. The highest temperatures will be along the Minnesota River Valley, according to predictions. The weather services advises people living in the area of the advisory to take extra precautions on Monday if working or spending time outside. Wear light and …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The National Weather Service has extended its Excessive Heat Warning through 7 p.m. Friday.
The news of the day: It's still hot. Relief from unseasonably high heat and humidity had been expected tonight, but now, the National Weather Service has extended its Excessive Heat Warning through 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast calls for a high of 92 degrees in Eagan today and a high of 95 degrees Friday. Relief is expected Friday night, with a low of 67. A cool front is moving west, but so far, it appears only to have reached as far as Fergus Falls and Bemidji. According to the National Weather Service: ANOTHER DAY OF NEAR RECORD HEAT AND HIGH HUMIDITY LIES AHEAD FOR MUCH OF THE AREA. SOME MODERATION WILL OCCUR TODAY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA IN THE WAKE OF A WEAK COOL FRONT. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Air-pollution health advisory in effect noon–midnight Tuesday; heat advisory through Thursday evening.
This information won't surprise you, but it could save you heat-related health trouble today and Thursday: Eagan and the Twin Cities are under renewed advisories for heat and bad air quality. Monday's weather hit a record 99 degrees and Tuesday also topped out at 90+ degrees. The worst news: Today and tomorrow look like more of the same. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Tuesday extended its air-pollution health advisory and the National Weather Service extended its heat advisory to cover the next three days—expiring, for now, at 10 p.m. Thursday. Temperatures in the low- to mid-90s will combine with dewpoints in the low 70s for heat index readings around 105. For more about air pollution and avoiding health effects from it, see …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Ozone levels are expected to peak this afternoon.
If the recent heat wave isn't enough to deter you from outdoor activity, the quality of the air expected this afternoon just might. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued another air pollution health advisory for today, due to expected increases in ozone pollution for the Twin Cities metro and Rochester. The health advisory runs until midnight. The advisory indicates that ozone levels are expected to be near a level that is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups, including those with preexisting respiratory conditions, the elderly, children, and individuals who participate in outdoor activities requiring extended or heavy exertion. And that's not to mention a heat index in the triple digits. A similar advisory was …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Cascade Bay's attendance count stood at 1,400 at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, as hundreds fought rising temps by heading to the pool.
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- David Henke
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter As afternoon temps soared into the 90s in the southeast metro, hundreds found some relief on the lazy river, among the waterslides, or underneath an umbrella at Cascade Bay waterpark in Eagan. Cascade Bay's attendance count stood at 1,400 at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, according to waterpark officials. The maximum capacity of the park is 2,000. This heat wave isn't supposed to break anytime soon; the National Weather Service is predicting that temperatures will remain in the low 90s through the weekend, with heat indices even higher.