Urban heat island study shows surprising variation across Twin Cities

Minneapolis MN (SPX) Nov 22, 2015

Some parts of the Twin Cities can spike temperatures up to 9 F higher than surrounding communities thanks to the “urban heat island” effect, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.

The study, which was funded by the Institute on the Environment and published in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, used a network of 180 sensors deployed throughout the Twin —> Read More