Skip to main content

Minnesota dads can plan on sweating it out this Father's Day weekend

Sorry, dads. It's gonna be thick out there.

Father's Day weekend is going to provide the kind of air that you can cut with a butter knife as it's likely going to be very hot and humid. 

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in southern Minnesota and up into the Twin Cities could reach the low 90s with heat index (the "feels like" temperature) near 100 degrees Saturday and Sunday. 

Because we are still four days from the weekend, the hottest locations could and likely will change, but the heat will be surging north into Minnesota one way or another. 

With air temps in the 90s and dew points at or above 70, the heat index can quickly rise. You can play around with this heat index calculator to see just how hot it can feel. Here are some examples: 

  • 90 degrees + 70 dew point = 96-degree heat index. 
  • 95 degrees + 70 dew point = 102-degree heat index. 
  • 90 degrees + 75 dew point = 101-degree heat index. 
  • 95 degrees + 75 dew point = 107-degree heat index. 

Today's Top Stories

First sign of success in effort to move monster bog

Long Lake fire engine hit by tree during severe storms Monday

Stay informed on top Minnesota stories with Bring Me The Newsletter

Another factor in how hot it gets will be where thunderstorms develop. Where it rains, temps will be a bit lower, although it'll still be very muggy. 

As of now, the heaviest rain could be Sunday night into Monday as moisture from what's left of Category 4 Hurricane Bud off the west coast of Mexico makes its way into the desert southwest and then into the central part of the U.S. 

Next Up

Christmas presents

Here's some 2022 holiday shipping deadlines to keep in mind

Most deadlines are a few days before Christmas Eve.

cat

Minneapolis will waive pet adoption fees on Friday

Pet licensing fees still apply to adoptions at the event.

received_5642181912525380

Family who endured car theft ordeal surprised with trip to Universal Orlando

A father rescued his four children after a thief jumped in his car while he was getting something from his trunk.

UgstadRoadJunction

Charges: Teen speeding before crash that killed mother, injured her son

The teenager was driving at speeds between 72-89 mph at the time of the crash.

Northland Vapor in Moorhead, Minn.

Northland Vapor calls St. Paul regulators 'overzealous' in lawsuit over THC sales

The small Minnesota business said the lawsuit was "misleading" and "shameful."

image

Excelsior chocolate shop ransacked by thieves to reopen

Truffle Hill will reopen to the public on Friday.

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OPA/newsreleases/2022/11/SOLWHDPSSI%20FILINGS.pdf

Company agrees to changes after child workers found in MN meat plants

An investigation found children ages 13-17 working hazardous jobs at the plants.

soda-g7792ca8e9_1280

Drinks can company to lay off almost 100 workers, close St. Paul plant

State authorities were informed of the impending closure.

MinceyMug

Suspect in Minneapolis bar killing charged with weapons crime

The suspect has not been charged with murder in the case as of Wednesday.

snow, blowing snow

A monster storm is coming next week: What will happen?

What we know with high confidence at this point is that there will be a monster storm in the central U.S. by the early and middle part of next week.

Related

Stormy Father's Day weekend with flooding, severe threats

Severe storms in parts of MN are possible Thursday-Sunday.

Get ready, Minnesota, here comes another heat wave

It's going to be a sweltering summer, isn't it?

Heat advisory for the metro as temps, humidity soar

It's going to be a sweltering Saturday in the Twin Cities.

Very hot, humid Thursday and Friday on tap for Minnesota

It's going to be oppressive outdoors, similar to Sunday and Monday.

Unreal 117-degree heat index reported in southern Minnesota

We asked the National Weather Service if it's accurate.

snow, snowing

NWS calls weekend snowstorm 'one of the strongest' this winter

Heavy snow is expected in southeast Minnesota, but the storm track could change.