The workweek will be a mostly sunny one for Minneapolis, but clouds and some rain will roll in just in time for the weekend.
Temperatures reached 74 degrees Wednesday with some sunshine, making the day feel very similar to the past couple of days.
Thursday and Friday will feel summerlike, despite the beginning of fall last week, with high temperatures soaring to near 80 degrees. Nighttime lows will not drop below 60 degrees, giving the city a mild reminder of summer days past.
Friday will bring the chance for an afternoon thunderstorm, but the real rain will come Saturday. The high temperature Saturday will be a noticeable drop from midweek, and as much as ten degrees cooler than Friday thanks to the rain.
Sunshine will return by Sunday and Monday with afternoon temperatures getting back into the 70s.
Tropical Depression 14-E developed several hundred miles southwest of Mexico on Monday and is expected to strengthen as it moves northward through the middle of the week.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
Ignacio remains a hurricane as it moves north of Hawaii, but the worst of Ignacio will miss the islands this week.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
Fall will make an early debut across the Northwest as October-like chill spreads across the region for the first week of September.
A push of summer heat and humidity will make its way into the Northeast this week.
Washington Co., IA (1897)
Hail fell and drifted in piles 6 feet deep in Washington County.
Yuma, AZ (1950)
123 degrees - hottest temperature ever in Yuma. Yuma is the hottest city in the U.S.
Los Angeles, CA (1955)
110 degrees, hottest day ever in September. This mark was tied September 4, 1988.