Yesterday’s report from the Minnesota State Climate Office validates what your lawn has been telling you for weeks. We are parched! There is an opportunity for showers and thunderstorms in the heat of the afternoon, particularly over eastern Minnesota. Some of the storms could be nasty. Stay up on developing weather this afternoon and evening.
Hazaardous weather potential
Check out the regions most seriously lacking in moisture since June first.
Drought information for Minnesota
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Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.