Sabrina Ullman: Severe weather likely tonight.
Koochiching, Itasca, Aitkin, St. Louis, Carlton, and Pine Counties are all under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11pm tonight. Damaging winds are the main threat, with gusts up to 75 mph possible. Large hail, with isolated hail of up to 2 inches in diameter is also a risk during this time, and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
The line of storms moving through tonight has already produced a severe thunderstorm with radar-indicated hail of two inches in diameter. As the storms move east, portions of Wisconsin could have damaging winds after 11pm.
Once these storms exit the region, areas of fog and low stratus clouds may remain. Gusty westerly winds are likely for Monday, with the possibility of a few lingering showers in northern Minnesota.
A dry stretch will begin Tuesday, lasting at least a few days.
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.