After a beautiful first weekend of October, expect more sunshine and unseasonably warm weather for this upcoming week.
Saturday will mark our 13th consecutive dry day, which is by far the longest dry streak of the year.
Highs will be closer to average this weekend, with a chance of a shower over southwestern Minnesota Saturday afternoon and evening.
The atmosphere overhead will be slightly unstable this weekend, so a few scattered showers will be possible at times.
That was quite the soaking we received Tuesday night. Many towns saw rain totals over 2 inches.
A pesky low pressure system over southeastern Minnesota will move slowly away on Saturday.
Expect the showers to linger into the day on Saturday. They will be scattered in nature, but you’ll want an umbrella handy for any outdoor plans.
We enjoyed some of the finest weather in the country on Wednesday. We had sunshine, light breezes and comfortable temperatures and humidity.
Tuesday was quite a change from our recent warm and muggy weather. It was the first time that our high temperature failed to top 80 since mid-July.
It’s going to be a warm and humid Saturday throughout Minnesota, and we’ve already had some thunderstorms roll through northwestern and north central Minnesota.
The first two days of August were humid and stormy in parts of the state. The past two have been delightful with plenty of sunshine and much less humid air. I hope you enjoyed the break from the humidity.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for several counties in western, central and eastern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities metro area, until 9 p.m.
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.
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.