Heat wave hits the state
Most of the state — including the Brainerd area — was in a heat advisory Thursday, with temperatures in Brainerd peaking at 92 degrees.
The National Weather Service in Duluth reported a large ridge of high pressure built over the upper Midwest Thursday and was expected to last into Friday, resulting in hot a humid conditions.
Temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s, combined with dew points in the mid 70s produced a heat index ranging from 95-100 degrees.
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