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.
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.
Tropical Depression 8 has formed east of the Carolinas and should strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting the coastal Carolinas early this week.
Despite struggling to do so last week, a tropical depression has developed just south of Florida and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States this week.
Brief relief from heat and humidity will arrive in the northeastern United States at the start of September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan near Sendai early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing two tropical threats this week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early week.
A five-state tornado outbreak in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri occurred on this date. In all, 20 tornadoes were reported. Nine were in Iowa. One near Farragut, IA, in the extreme SW corner of the state, caused several fatalities and numerous injuries.
Sherman Pass, WA (1980)
2 inches of snow.
Pennsylvania & New Jersey (1971)
Tropical Storm Doria caused severe floods in southeastern PA and NJ. Damage estimated at $138 million.