We get more comfortable temperatures today in the Twin Cities, with the forecast once again in the upper 70s. Our weather could turn a bit toward the stormy side, however (similar to yesterday evening’s storms), as we see more isolated/scattered shower and storm chances later today.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Let’s talk storms. Once again they start to pop up after we clear (slightly) and we see storms late-morning or early afternoon. Here’s the future radar showing 2-3pm, but could easily be the picture a bit earlier:
Note that there’s probably about 40-50% coverage of storms, so some folks might actually miss out on rain today. By evening all the storms and the impulse that created them will have slid south or just evaporated:
Then we kick off the new workweek with calm, quiet conditions – and plenty of sunshine. Stay tuned!
Follow Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer on Twitter. Aaron is a meteorologist who lives in Minneapolis, is on the Midtown Greenway Coalition's board of directors, and is the digital communications and social media associate for the nonprofit Avivo in Minneapolis. Deep down he's a weather geek and has a degree in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences from UW-Madison to prove it. He's spent time working at TV stations in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Iowa prior to arriving in Minneapolis to work for WeatherNation and now forecasting for MinnyApple. His favorite weather career moment came while storm chasing for his Iowa station (he went on 40+ storm chases during that time), when he saw a mile-wide EF-4 rated tornado.