Lingering areas of showers are expected Saturday morning in mainly the eastern half of Minnesota plus western Wisconsin. There could be an embedded thunderstorm too. Western Minnesota could see an isolated morning shower.
An isolated shower or t-storm is still possible early in the afternoon in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential rain pattern from noon to 10 p.m. this Saturday:
Our official Twin Cities high temp was 96 degrees on Thursday and 91 on Friday. A cool front will usher in cooler highs today.
Our average Twin Cities high on June 25 is 82 degrees. We’ll top out in the lower 80s in the Twin Cities plus southeastern Minnesota and most of western Wisconsin Saturday afternoon:
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Much of Minnesota will have highs in the 70s.
Saturday afternoon dew points will be in the sticky 60s to the east, with more comfortable 50s in the west:
A new Updraft blog will be posted by around 10:20 a.m. with a look at Sunday and the week ahead.
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