Record Heat Possible Tuesday In Southeast Minnesota
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The official beginning of the summer season may be a week away but it will definitely feel like it Tuesday across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa.
Temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-90s in many areas. Record high temperatures may be experienced in some cities.
High dewpoint readings will also combine with the hot temperatures to produce heat index readings in the 95 to 105-degree range.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the region that will be in effect through 8:00 pm Tuesday. An excessive heat advisory has been issued for the Twin Cities metro.
Cooler weather is expected Wednesday which could produce another round of storms.
Storms that moved through the region Monday produced lightning and periods of heavy rain, which led to flooding in some areas including Whitewater State Park. Rochester’s official total was 1.5 inches.