Minneapolis: Stretch of Thunderstorms Ahead

By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
August 16, 2014; 10:18 AM ET
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Minneapolis will be plagued with lingering thunderstorms over the next several days potentially impacting outdoor weekend plans.

Humidity will blanket the area starting as temperatures will range from the middle to upper 80s. Sunday will bring a small window of relief from storms and humidity as skies should be partly cloudy to clear.

Temperatures could drop to the low 80s on Sunday.

Overnight temperatures will remain in the upper 60s. Night skies will be cloudy and bring rainfall and the chance of some thunderstorms for the next several days.

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Temperatures will be slightly above normal but still not reach close to the record high for this time of the year. In 1936, Minneapolis hit 103 degrees, the highest recorded temperature for this weekend.

Looking ahead to next week, the thunderstorms could still be hitting the area into midweek. Temperatures will rise again with the possibility of hitting 90 F late next week.

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