Sweltering summer settles over Minnesota

The calendar says it's summer, and now it's about to feel like it. The Twin Cities can expect highs of about 95, and high humidity on Wednesday. A heat advisory has been issued for Wednesday for most of southern and central Minnesota. And there's more sticky weather in the forecast.
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The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, saying that the heat index will be from 100 to 110 degrees.

Here's what the stations are predicting for a Twin Cities high today:

KARE 11: 91
KSTP: 94
Fox 9: 94
WCCO: 96

WCCO has tips on how to stay cool.

Minneapolis has extended hours for lifeguards on days when it is really hot, the Star Tribune reports.

The Pioneer Press asked people what they planned to do to beat the heat:

Forecasters say the Twin Cities will have highs at or near 90 or so for the next five days. Here's KARE 11's forecast:

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