Following a wet start, the weekend is shaping up to end on a brighter and milder note in Minneapolis.
Gone on Sunday will be the rain and thunderstorms that put a damper on Saturday.
An area of high pressure will instead allow dry weather and sunshine to return. In turn, temperatures will rise to a seasonable high of around 75 F.
The weather will be great for those wanting to spend a part or most of Sunday outdoors.
Just remember to take the proper precautions to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays.
Some clouds will filter overhead as Sunday progresses, a sign that the return of rain is on the horizon.
The next batch of heavy rain headed back to the Plains is expected to drop into the central Plains on Monday, while just a passing shower dampens Minneapolis in the morning.
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Another dry and even warmer day will unfold on Tuesday with plenty of sunshine returning and temperatures rising into the upper 70s.
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for severe storms on Wednesday.
Very warm and humid air will surge back across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast for the first half of the week, but the sticky air's presence will not last long.
Severe storms will fire up Tuesday afternoon and evening, threatening outdoor activities and travel for many.
With the recent heat fading away, more relief will greet the Northwest by midweek in the form of rain.
As California continues to be plagued by intense drought conditions, some surfers are reaping what may be one of very few benefits to such a dry season.
Heat wave continues; Ft. Worth, Waco and Wichita Falls all over 100 degrees for the 30th consecutive day. El Paso had its 40th consecutive day of 100 degree plus heat.
Barrow, Alaska (1989)
Thunder reported for the first time since July 1982 (no rain fell with this so-called storm) July 1989 did go on to become the wettest July on record with more than 3 inches of rain.
Thompson, Manitoba (1990)
97 degrees -- record heat wave.