Mid-afternoon on Tuesday, the dew point hit 82 degrees at MSP airport. That breaks the old record of 81 degrees.
Our weather will be very hot and muggy right through Wednesday. An excessive heat warning remains in effect until Wednesday evening for much of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the Twin Cities metro area.
Our Monday afternoon high temperature in the Twin Cities was 98 degrees, three degrees short of the record for this date. Factor in the dewpoint at the time and you had a heat index of 112 degrees.
I’m sure a lot of folks were happy to see clouds block the sun for part of Sunday afternoon. The clouds kept our temperatures from peaking higher than they did.
Our weather will be very hot and muggy the next several days. An excessive heat warning is in effect until late Wednesday for much of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the Twin Cities metro area.
An upper level disturbance and cool front are expected to move toward us later today and tonight. The result will likely be some showers and thunderstorms.
Our air conditioners will be busy this weekend. Warm temperatures and dewpoints in the upper 60s to lower 70s will make it feel tropical.
A friend of mine likes to say “high pressure is you fair weather friend.”
The Fourth of July marked the third consecutive day of sunshine and summery temperatures.
High pressure is spreading over our region, giving us a sunny Saturday. Today will be much less humid than it was on Friday, making this a great day to enjoy the outdoors.
Our Sunday in the Twin Cities will feature plenty of clouds, with peeks of sun at times. An isolated afternoon shower is possible, with a chance of scattered showers and even a thunderstorm this evening.
Our Saturday will feature plenty of clouds into the afternoon, thanks to an upper level disturbance.
Our Sunday will feature lots of clouds, with some peeks of sun at times in the afternoon/early evening.
The air over much of Minnesota and western Wisconsin is moist this Saturday as dewpoints are in the 60s.
We had plenty of sunshine early Sunday in the Twin Cities, then an upper level disturbance spread clouds over us by late morning.