StormTeam Outlook: Thursday, August 21
Benjamin Dery, Meteorologist
Showers & Storms Today
A warm front lifts into the upper Midwest today which will be the focal point for developing showers and thunderstorms. Heavy downpours will be possible, but we have a limited threat for any severe weather. Areas with a better chance at stronger storms lie from the Twin Cities along I-94 into Wisconsin.
Abundant cloud cover will keep temperatures in the low 70s inland with mid to upper 60s near the Lake. If that warm front makes more progress north, our southern WI zones from Siren to Phillips could reach into the 80s.
Showers will be limited in coverage Friday with only a small chance for rain. That could be our warm day if we see some sunshine. As for the weekend, more scattered showers and storms are possible Saturday and Sunday as several more pieces of energy slide through.
Bring a raincoat if you're heading to the Air Show. And don't worry about rain if you're in the Dragon Boat race, you were already going to get wet!
Meteorologist Ben Dery
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