AC units scarce this week in Willmar, Minn., after days of soaring temps
WILLMAR -- As temperatures climbed well into the 90s this week with heat indexes over 100, people flocked to the stores to buy air conditioning units.
By the end of the week, they were becoming increasingly hard to find in the Willmar area.
As of Friday, Cullen's Home Center in Willmar still had a handful of portable air conditioners left and about a half-dozen window units available. Rick Dahle, owner of Cullen's, estimated that the store sold around 90 units this week.
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