Before more seasonable air can filter into Minneapolis for Labor Day, severe thunderstorms will first threaten the city.
A cold front slicing into the steamy air in place across Minneapolis will touch off thunderstorms capable of causing damage early Saturday night.
The strongest thunderstorms threaten to produce damaging winds, hail and downpours. An isolated tornado touching down cannot be ruled out.
Anyone spending Saturday evening outdoors should heed all storm-related warnings and seek shelter as soon as such warnings are issued or thunder is heard.
In the wake of the thunderstorms Saturday night, the heat and humidity will noticeably ease for Sunday and Labor Day. Dry weather and seasonable daytime high temperatures will compliment the weather these days.
Temperatures Sunday night will drop into the 50s for the first time since August 15.
Bone-chilling air, rain and even some snow will impact the Great Lakes and Northeast this Halloween, while warmth prevails in the Southwest.
A rain-free weekend is in store for the New York City area, ahead of a surge of warmth for the middle part of next week.
Tropical Cyclone Nilofar could threaten areas from the southern Arabian Peninsula to northwestern India next week.
Rain will continue to fall and heighten concerns for flooding across southeastern Europe into Sunday.
Heat building across central South America this weekend will set the stage for adverse weather next week.
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast next week.
Bismarck, ND (1919)
Earliest recorded below-zero reading: minus 10 degrees.
Air pollution alert in Northeastern cities.
Richmond, VA (1982)
A total of 0.71 inches of rain (25-26th). Normal for all of October is 0.42 inches.