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Temps In 90s Cause Twin Cities Roads To Buckle

Minnesota NewsMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is repairing Twin Cities roads after high heat caused pavements to buckle.

Temperatures soared into the 90s across southern Minnesota on Monday.

MnDOT crews are fixing Twin Cities roads that are buckling in the hot weather, especially Interstate 94 and Lowry Avenue North.

At 6 p.m., temperatures ranged from 95 degrees in the Twin Cities to 100 in Marshall, in southwest Minnesota.

An excessive heat warning is in effect for Hennepin and Ramsey counties until 7 a.m. Wednesday. The heat is expected to return Tuesday.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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