Showers and thunderstorms will remain in the Minneapolis area through the end of the week and into the weekend.
Clouds and thunderstorms will impact the metro area. Some of the downpours can be heavy enough to cause flash flooding and travel delays.
High temperatures will be within a few degrees of 80 F. Average high temperatures this time of the year are in the lower 80s.
The risk of showers and thunderstorms will increase Thursday and Friday as more moisture returns from the west and south.
It will warm up significantly on Thursday as highs approach 90 F.
Those with outdoor plans should be on alert for thunderstorms which could hinder activities. At the first sign of a thunderstorm, seek indoor shelter.
The Minnesota Twins will conclude a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. The threat for storms could lead to weather delays for Thursday's 12:10 p.m. game.
The threat for thunderstorms will continue into the weekend, as Saturday will be humid with times of clouds and sun and a couple of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over the northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the interior western United States into the upcoming weekend.
The heat felt across the United Kingdom during the middle of July has faded and is not expected to return through at least the first week of August.
The Formula One season continues this weekend, and disruptive showers and thunderstorms may impact the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim.
Another postponement may be in store at Pocono Raceway as widespread showers and thunderstorms threaten Pennsylvania on Sunday.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of 125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.
5-12" of rain north of Denver led to serious flash flooding (28th-29th). 108 mobile homes were destroyed and 481 others were damaged in Ft. Collins. 5 people were killed and 40 others injured.
Sharon, PA (1999)
70 mph wind gus in a thunderstorm.