Minnesota's heat waves are getting more humid, climate scientists say

June 22, 2022

"Minnesota's 101-degree reading on Monday broke records, but the real story was the swampy air." 

Heat waves are getting more humid. That's the subtle change that has been observed by climate scientists, said Kenny Blumenfeld, a senior climatologist with the Minnesota State Climate Office. SWAC research Dr. Stephan Liess is also quoted in this story by the Star Tribune.