After a wet and stormy (and even thunder-stormy) night, today we start out with a little bit of a break from storms in the Twin Cities. Here’s a look at the radar view as of 7:45 a.m.:
The forecast keeps us wet, though, with weather becoming soggy and stormy this afternoon once again.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
The next batch of “sure thing” rain, vs. just patchy light showers, arrives this afternoon… likely around 3 p.m. Here’s the future radar around that time:
It gradually works its way east, meaning many of us will still experience impacts as the evening commute kicks off. After that we’ll stay rainy, or very near the rain, through the evening and early overnight hours. Rain chances hang around for Tuesday, as well.
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.