MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The stretch of cool weather this week is over. Temperatures are expected to climb into the 80s Friday, making the atmosphere unstable and bringing the possibility of severe storms.
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The National Weather Service says central Minnesota, including the Twin Cities metro, is under a marginal risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Risks include hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
Much of the area is under a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening. A few storms may be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, with an isolated tornado or two also possible. Be sure to stay weather aware later today!#mnwx #wiwx pic.twitter.com/obvfXKq40h
— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) June 14, 2019
Forecaster Katie Steiner says most of Friday will be dry in the Twin Cities. Storms aren’t expected to fire up in the metro until the evening hours, around sundown.
More storms and showers are expected Saturday. However, most of the rain, at this point, looks to stay to the west and south of the Twin Cities.
As for the Father’s Day forecast: It looks to be cool, with highs in upper 60s. There’s also a chance for rain early in the day.