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Higher Humidity

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For the first time this year, dew point temperatures Wednesday and Thursday will be well into the 60s, making the air feel more humid than it has since last summer.  This has not been truly high humidity.  Dew point temperatures in the 70s represent high humidity.  Dew points above 75 degrees are when it is really sticky.  Dew points of 80 degrees or above are uncommon in the Northern Plains bu


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John Wheeler
John was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up near Birmingham, Alabama. As a teenager, his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and later to a small town in northeast Iowa. John traces his early interest in weather to the difference in climate between Alabama and Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in meteorology. Like any meteorologist, John is intrigued by extremes of weather, especially arctic air outbreaks and winter storms.  John has been known to say he prefers his summers to be hot but in winter, he prefers the cold.  When away from work, John enjoys long-distance running and reading.  John has been a meteorologist at WDAY since May of 1985.
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