Record-breaking heat wave hits Minneapolis

Minneapolis’ sweltering heat this weekend is going to stick around for at least a week, and maybe longer.

Driving the news: Daily high temperatures set records on both Friday and Saturday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

  • A high of 99° recorded there on Saturday broke the record for June 5 by 7 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

The state of play: Saturday was also MSP’s hottest day in the past three years, according to meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.

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