Temperatures will rise and usher in strong storms in Minneapolis this week.
A significant warmup is in store for Thursday with temperatures forecast to climb well into the 70s.
"A strengthening storm will track northeastward toward Minnesota through Thursday," said AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Andy Mussoline.
Showers and thunderstorms will be around Thursday and Thursday night with the greatest chance for a severe storm to move through coming in the late afternoon and early evening.
Large hail and damaging winds will the the main threats from the stronger storms that develop.
The weather on Friday won't be as severe, but it it will be mostly cloudy and cooler throughout the day.
"As the storm moves away Friday, cooler and less humid air will settle into the area as sunshine mixes with clouds," Mussoline said.
Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm possible in the afternoon.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms into Tuesday night.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Tropical Storm Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
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