Following a seasonable start, temperatures heat up once more on Wednesday, with a chance for strong storms by the evening.
Minnesota is starting Wednesday with temperatures near average lows again, with a few 40s in the Arrowhead, but the rest of the state in the 50s and lower 60s.
The rest of the day shoots back above average though, thanks to winds from the south that could gust over 20 mph, especially in western Minnesota.
That warm wind flow combined with widespread sunshine pushes high temperatures back into the 80s for most of the state, with a few 90s likely in western and southern Minnesota.
The southerly flow is ahead of a storm system that will bring isolated showers and storms into the state by the evening and overnight.
A couple of those storms may turn severe, with damaging winds and large hail as the primary threat, but an isolated tornado could also be possible.
Parts of Minnesota stay hot and stormy Thursday as well, before seasonably warm temperatures settle in for the weekend. That extended forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.
You can hear my live weather updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:49 a.m. Monday through Friday morning.
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