Temperatures will be on the rise through the weekend but storms will plague the Minneapolis area.
Thermometers will begin to climb into the 80s by the weekend.
With the heat and humidity building in, an uptick in storms is expected, especially during the late part of the weekend.
Low temperatures will hang around in the low 60s over the weekend.
Overall, July has started off cooler than normal for Minneapolis, with high temperatures only reaching above the average of 84 twice. Those came earlier this week.
Thunderstorms will dampen the city both Saturday morning and throughout the day on Sunday.
Heading into next week, a passing shower or two may dampen the city on Monday but temperatures will drop, following the weekend thunderstorms.
Looking into next week, a stretch of cooler weather is expected as Typhoon Neoguri in the Pacific forces a cooling effect on the weather in the Midwest and East.
A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Cars were swallowed by rushing floodwaters that diced through streets in the Canary Islands, Spain, over the weekend.
Storms, including Ana, are lining up over the northern Pacific, en route to the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
After impacting Bermuda and Newfoundland, Gonzalo will bring rain and damaging wind gusts to Europe early this week.
A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor'easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations.
Tallahassee, FL (1989)
30 degrees, tied October record low.
State College, PA (1995)
3.65" of rain.
Raleigh-Durham, NC (2000)
No precipitation since September 26th, a record long dry spell. (The month ended with only a trace of rain.)