And you thought today was warm!

As a springtime heatwave tore through the Midwest, Fort Dodge also reached 100* on April 22, 1980, according to

It was HOT all over 40 years ago today: Cedar Rapids reached 95*, Oelwein hit 96*, New Hampton was at 94*, even Rochester, MN, peaked at 91*.

The low temp in Waterloo that morning was 63* --- which is the normal high. Whew.

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