Temperatures will rise and usher in strong storms in Minneapolis this week.
A significant warmup is in store for Thursday with temperatures forecast to climb well into the 70s.
"A strengthening storm will track northeastward toward Minnesota through Thursday," said AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Andy Mussoline.
Showers and thunderstorms will be around Thursday and Thursday night with the greatest chance for a severe storm to move through coming in the late afternoon and early evening.
Large hail and damaging winds will the the main threats from the stronger storms that develop.
The weather on Friday won't be as severe, but it it will be mostly cloudy and cooler throughout the day.
"As the storm moves away Friday, cooler and less humid air will settle into the area as sunshine mixes with clouds," Mussoline said.
Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm possible in the afternoon.
A 32-year-old Marine was hospitalized on Saturday, July 4, after being bitten by a shark near Surf City, North Carolina, WITN-TV reports.
Following a dry end to the holiday weekend, showers and thunderstorms will quickly return to the Northeast and increase in number through Wednesday.
Cooler air is on the way for parts of northern Europe that experienced extreme heat over the past week.
A cold front advancing across the central United States will bring the threat of severe weather from Wisconsin to Texas into Monday night.
A budding tropical system may pass close enough to Hawaii to bring an uptick in gusty showers and thunderstorms as well as building seas late the week.
After moving through Guam over the weekend, Chan-hom will intensify as it tracks toward Japan's Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan and eventually east-central China this week.
Phoenix, AZ (2001)
High temperature only 89 degrees, record low maximum temperature for date.
Extreme heat, Belgrade reached a high of 106, surpassing the all-time record of 103 from August 5, 1961. Missoula hit 107, breaking the old all-time record high of 105 from July 10, 1973. Cut Bank topped out at 106, the first time the temperature had been over 100 since August 1983.
Buffalo, NY (1819)
"Buffalo Fish Fall": a 13-inch long herring weighing 9 oz. fell from the sky onto Main St.