Forecast Summary: More sun and less wind this week. Low humidity has quickly dried the top layer of soil but an increase in rain is expected this weekend as a front stalls over Minnesota.
Notice the wind this month? April tends to be our windiest month of the year, but this April has been especially windy. We saw 9 days with wind gusts over 30 mph.
Thunderstorms will begin to increase over our trails Friday and Sunday as a front stalls and gulf moisture begins to stream north. Conditions stay rather warm, however, with a string of 70 degree days into next week week.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. H: 72 Wind: NE 7
Wednesday Night: Clear. L: 46
Thursday: Sunny. H: 70 L: 46 Wind: E 10
Friday: Isolated thunder, breezy. H: 73 L: 50 Wind: SW 10-15
Saturday: Dry sunshine. H: 75 L: 54 Wind: NW 7
Sunday: Downpour potential high, thunderstorms. H: 75 L: 55 Wind: E 2
The first 1 to 2 feet of topsoil is extremely dry due to the recent wind and low relative humidity. Moderate drought continues across Minnesota and with a developing El Nino, dry conditions may be favored into fall.
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