BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ After a cool early spring, North Dakota is heating up.
The National Weather Service says the temperature eclipsed 90 degrees in many North Dakota cities on Monday. Bismarck tied a 1932 record for the date at 91 degrees.
Fargo had a high temperature Monday of 93 degrees. It fell 2 degrees short of that city's record for the date, but it was a warm-up of more than 40 degrees from the morning low in Fargo.
The weather service forecast calls for a slight cool-down for the rest of the week, with temperatures statewide in the 70s and 80s.