Occasional durations of showers and storms proceed throughout Minnesota, with extra widespread rain Wednesday. Then an prolong interval of warmth and humidity begins.
Minnesota began Tuesday heat and muggy, with excessive humidity and most temperatures within the 70s. There have been a number of 60s, principally in central Minnesota, the place in a single day rain cooled the air barely. With much less rain and extra sunshine Tuesday, warmth returns throughout the state with highs principally within the 80s and some 90s.
Due to the excessive humidity, most locations see a warmth index from the low to higher 90s by afternoon.
There are nonetheless a pair showers and storms as of Tuesday morning, principally round northeastern Minnesota.
The Arrowhead continues to see some exercise into the afternoon, whereas the remainder of the state probably stays dry.
One other storm system
Late Tuesday, forward of a chilly entrance that strikes throughout Minnesota Wednesday, showers and storms begin shifting into western Minnesota. Scattered showers and storms then unfold throughout the state Wednesday below principally cloudy skies.
This might additionally convey some extreme climate to the western fringe of the state late Tuesday and remoted robust storms by means of central Minnesota Wednesday.
After that system strikes out late Wednesday, the climate sample turns quieter, with solely spotty possibilities for showers and storms by means of Saturday.
An prolonged interval of warmth
The chilly entrance and clouds Wednesday solely cool temperatures barely, with highs principally within the 80s. Already by Thursday, below widespread sunshine, temperatures climb once more, again into the 90s for many of the state.
After that, warmth and humidity persist by means of a lot of subsequent week and even the overnights stay heat, with lows within the 60s and 70s.
As a result of it is a lengthy interval of warmth, and the warmth index will go close to 100 at occasions, be cautious exterior for prolonged durations of time.
You possibly can hear my reside climate updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:48 a.m. Monday by means of Friday morning.