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How to stay cool on the summer solstice

Beat the heat with these frozen treats on the longest day of the year.


It’s never to early for a snow cone from Mr. Jon’s.

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Today is the summer solstice, which means summer officially starts at 9:57 a.m.

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere with 14 hours, 18 minutes, and 37 seconds of sunlight, compared to just nine hours, 59 minutes, and 38 seconds on the winter solstice.

The average temperature on June 21 in Fort Worth is 92º, and while that isn’t as hot as it gets, that’s still pretty steamy — especially with today’s excessive heat warning.

It has felt like summer in Panther City for a few weeks already, but we thought you should celebrate — and stay cool — with a frozen treat.

We’d suggest doing a taste test at one of these:

"¿Porque no los dos?” you ask. You’re right, might as well sample them all.

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