Hot with scattered rain and T-Storms; Climate Cast live Friday at State Fair

Heat Wave Day #6

Another 90+ day today makes six in a row, the longest stretch of 90s this summer. That makes 15 days of 90 degree heat this summer above the average of 13 days.

A weak frontal boundary is kicking off scattered showers and thunderstorms through tonight. There is a slight risk a few of the storms will pack high winds and hail.

Image: Weather Story from Twin Cities NWS

-Latest Twin Cities radar loop

–Latest watches and warnings from Twin Cities National Weather Service

The best chance for any severe storms will be north of the metro. Here’s the risk area from NOAA.

Image: NOAA SPC

The good news? The heat advisory finally ends at 9 p.m. tonight.

Image: Twin Cities NWS

Two more hot days

Temps will push 90 again Friday and Saturday before a cool front arrives with our next best chance of rain Saturday night. We’ll enjoy temps back into the 70s…and comfy dew points in the 40s and 50s by Labor Day.

Image: Weatherspark

Climate Cast live at the Fair at 10 a.m. Friday

Come out and enjoy a visit with Kerri Miller, Tom Weber and the Daily Circuit crew as we do a special hour long  State fair version of Climate Cast Friday at 10 a.m.

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I will join the crew along with our guest climate specialist John Abraham from the University of St. Thomas to talk all things climate change and how those changes are affecting Minnesota.

We are at the MPR booth on Judson. Hope to see you there!