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Published June 06, 2011, 07:13 PM

Temps in 90s Cause Twin Cities Roads to Buckle

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is repairing Twin Cities roads after high heat caused pavements to buckle.

By: Associated Press,

MINNEAPOLIS (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.

KSTP-TV reports (http://bit.ly/iWsFbG) 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.

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