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The calendar says June; the weather says August

[Sahan Journal, June 09, 2021] A hot summer day can be fun for kids, but heat waves are dangerous for the elderly or those with conditions such as asthma. Metro hospitals say they are treating people in emergency rooms who are suffering from heat-related illnesses.

Heat like Minnesota is currently experiencing is typically reserved for August. June 9 marks the seventh day over 90 degrees in the Twin Cities, breaking a record for most consecutive 90-degree weather before June 15, according to meteorologists at MPR News. If the streak extends to Friday, it would tie the third-longest stretch over 90 degrees in the recorded history of Twin Cities weather. 

Read the full story online at sahanjournal.com.

Posted on June 09, 2021 in emergency careEmergency Department

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