An aggressive warm front is pushing north with higher dew points and plenty of shear to drive scattered severe storms. The highest risk for severe coverage runs along and north of the Interstate-94 corridor Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night.
Here’s a look at our next weather maker. A warm front, cold front combo sailing through Wednesday into Thursday.
This week attempts to make up its mind between summer and fall. Moisture and tropical dew points surge north again Wednesday. Scattered storms will rumble in as heat and humidity build Wednesday and Thursday. Read more →
A few rogue showers and thunderstorms may roam Minnesota through early afternoon, but the chance for strong to severe storms is most likely later in the day and into tonight. You’ll want to keep sky aware for the potential for severe storms. From the Storm Prediction Center; they have outlined the risk for tornadoes that Read more →
While some parts of Minnesota have received more than their share of rain in July and August, the core of the Twin Cities metro area has been missed frequently. I had measured just one inch of rain in my back yard in Minneapolis this month up until the thunderstorm that woke me at 3 a.m. Read more →
As predicted by a couple of the computer models, the bulk of the rain split over central Minnesota. At 4 p.m., heavy rain was reported at Albert Lea to the south and Benson to the west. Several weather reporting stations around the Twin Cities metro checked in with a mere 0.02 inch of rainfall today. On Read more →
There are still mixed signals on the rainfall expected over the state today. You’ll want to check your favorite radar app from time to time this afternoon. The hourly High Resolution Rapid Refresh Model was pretty good on the forecast for the location of rain at 11 a.m. Here was the earlier forecast this morning Read more →
Clouds will thicken in southwest Minnesota overnight and in central Minnesota on Thursday morning. Rain and thunderstorms are forecast to spread east and northeast Thursday morning into east central and southeast Minnesota. Read more →
Looking ahead to the holiday weekend, it appears that Saturday will be the nicer day. Comfortable temperatures are in store. A better chance for thunderstorms developing in a warmer air mass is expected on Sunday. Read more →