Minneapolis/St Paul has had 4 days at or above 90 degrees so far this month. The greatest number of days spent in the 90s through the 22nd of July was 15 back in 1936.
On Thursday the average temperature across the country was 90 degrees. Almost 90% of the nation was over 80 degrees. Closer to home Alexandria reported a heat index of 121°F. Incredible!
The intense summer heat and humidity is over by the end of the weekend. The potential for severe thunderstorms on Saturday marks the arrival of a much needed cool front.
Severe Storm Threat Saturday
A dramatic drop of temperature and dewpoint will occur by next week...much more comfortable weather for cycling. Dry for much of Sunday and Monday with only an isolated threat for t-storms midweek.
Summer brings warm afternoons perfect for biking, but the summer heat and humidity can also spark thunderstorms and severe weather. Be prepared for any type of adverse weather headed your way with Aeris Pulse.
NWS Twin Cities Weather Story