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Heat advisory: Sticky with scattered storms chances

Our hot humid air mass lingers through Friday. Relief is on the way by Sunday.

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Heat advisory includes the Twin Cities.
Heat advisory in effect until 7 pm Friday.
Twin Cities National Weather Service

They say it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Meteorologists know it’s both.

We continue to “enjoy” heat and high dew point values in the 70s through Friday. 

Storm chances overnight

The highest chances for thunderstorms favor southern Minnesota tonight. NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center paints a slight risk for severe storms from the Twin Cities southward.

Slight severe risk from the Twin Cities south to Iowa.
Severe weather risk tonight.

NOAA’s NAM 3 km resolution model most favors areas south of the Twin Cities for storm action.

Scattered storms in southern Minnesota expected overnight.
NOAA NAM 3 km resolution model overnight via tropical tidbits.
NOAA via tropical tidbits

Relief arrives Sunday

A slow moving cool front triggers scattered storms Saturday. Fresher breezes blow in Sunday into early next week. Free AC.

Temperatures cool into the 70s and 80s next week.
Temperatures cool into the 70s and 80s next week.
NOAA via Weather Bell