40 degrees broke in Südlohn – the ice to cool down at work

It will be very hot today. 40 degrees have been reached in Südlohn. If you have any information / photos for us on this topic, please send us an email.

It’s hot and it’s getting hotter today. We blog live what is happening around the heat in Westmünsterland. The info bar is constantly updated.

Our employee Markus Gehring was in the distribution area collecting prints here and there – be it at the steam ironing station, in the field or in the quarry.

We also received letters about the heat.

15:15: Chilling on the Strönfeldsee

Chilling on the Strönfeldsee © private

3pm: Heeker residents love to eat ice cream when it’s hot:

In the early afternoon, Nicola Mallocci of the Venecia ice cream shop in Heek had to refill his vending machine.
In the early afternoon, Nicola Mallocci of the Venecia ice cream shop in Heek had to refill his vending machine. © Markus Gehring

14.50: Vreden’s Omnicycle company provides heat for free, which they informed us via Facebook – via video:

14.40: This photo came to us from the Caritas Heinrich-Albertz-Haus retirement home in Ahaus. Lots of drinks, lots of ice, shade and darkened rooms for seniors and employees. The following applies: stay calm, avoid exercise and cool off – for example with a puddle of water for your feet.

Step out into the shade, dip your feet in the cool water and enjoy an ice cream - there are nice remedies against heat at the Caritas Heinrich-Albertz-Haus retirement home.
Take shade, dip your feet in the cool water and enjoy an ice cream – there are nice remedies against heat at the Caritas Heinrich-Albertz-Haus retirement home. © Heinrich Albertz House

14:31: In Südlohn, 40 degrees were reached at the weather station at the Sport Campus on Doornte.

40 degrees bursts around 2:30 pm in Südlohn.
40 degrees breaks around 2:30 pm in Südlohn. © screenshot

13 o’clock: Break in the editorial office: The publisher donated ice cream due to the heat. Katharina Schulze Beikel brought a delicious refreshment.

Hot and cool workplaces:

12:55: Today Dieter Steinhage stands in his car in the Edeka parking lot in Ahaus shortly after noon, grilling chicken and pork knuckles. Then he closes the store – because of the heat.

Dieter Steinhage in his grill wagon.
Dieter Steinhage in his grill wagon. “Drink a lot” is his motto in the heat. © Markus Gehring

Lisa Wilde irons in cleaning Queengard at Ahaus. It’s hot at just over 50 degrees – but he says copes well with the heat.

Lisa Wilde can withstand 50 degrees in her workplace - the steam ironing station.
Lisa Wilde can withstand 50 degrees in her workplace – the steam ironing station. © Markus Gehring

Jonas Rathmer sits on a combine – in the scorching midday sun somewhere in the Almsick field. If you think you are hot: Far from it: The driver’s cabin is air-conditioned and has chilled drinks on board.

It's fun in the harvester's cab in the Almsick field.  It was a different decade ago.
It’s fun in the harvester’s cab in the Almsick field. It was a different decade ago. © Markus Gehring

12.30: The weather service wetter.com reports the following temperatures at 12:12: Südlohn (Niern) 33 degrees, Ahaus, Vreden, Stadtlohn, Legden and Heek 32 degrees, Vreden: all 32 degrees.

12.10: One thing is for sure: a lot is happening at the outdoor pools in the region at the moment. Here, the children cool off during the floods in Stadtlohn.

30 degrees - descend to the water.  Here in the Vreden outdoor pool.
30 degrees – descend to the water. Here in the Vreden outdoor pool. © Markus Gehring

12 o’clock: Delicious ice cream in the morning – on such a day many people enjoy it. Also in Stadtlohn:

Reinhilde Löderbusch and Gertrud Syczylo (right) are eating ice cream in Stadtlohn.
Reinhilde Löderbusch and Gertrud Syczylo (right) are eating ice cream in Stadtlohn. © Markus Gehring

11:45: “No heat” in the office? Read what employees need to know here.

11.40: “Chilltime” is published by Ahauer “Hairdressing Team Andrea” – the salon closes at 2.30 pm according to the Facebook group “Ahauser helfen AhauserN”.

11.20: A private weather station near the Südlohn sports campus shows that the 30-degree mark was broken at 11:19.

A private weather station near the Südlohn sports campus shows that the 30-degree mark was broken at 11:19. © screenshot

10:28: The weather station at Sport Campus Südlohn shows 28 degrees. The online weather service wetter.de reports 29 degrees for the Ahaus.

9.55: The organizers of the Effing & Bösing Cup football tournament have postponed the match scheduled for today to Wednesday.

9.50am: The Hilgert garden center in Ahaus has announced that it will close today at 2pm due to extreme heat.

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