(WHAS11) – If you think it’s hot and humid in Kentuckiana, be glad you’re not in the Midwest.
Students in Nebraska, Iowa, the Dakotas and Illinois are getting out of school early this week because of sweltering temperatures and a lack of air conditioning in some classrooms.
Schools in those states are releasing students in the early afternoons before temperatures reach nearly 100 degrees.
School administrators say they are letting students out early because of safety concerns.
Temperatures were hovering around 90 degrees Monday night in Omaha, Nebraska.