Posted at 1:05 PM on June 17, 2011
by Paul Huttner
Filed under: Weekend
The weather maps may bring us a little bit of everything this weekend.
Friday night nowcast:
A warm front lifting north Friday evening is triggering a few scattered showers & T-Storms. It appears the best potential for heavy rain and severe weather will be in southwest and south central Minnesota.
SPC has posted a slight risk for severe weather south & west of the metro, and a few of the storms could be marginally severe.
Summery weekend ahead:
The front should lift north by Saturday, leaving most of Minnesota in a more summery air mass. Temperatures should approach 80 Saturday afternoon in the southern half of Minnesota, with some 70s in the northeast and cooler temps along the North Shore.
Sunday also looks summery, with Minnesota largely between weather systems and under considerable sunshine. High should again touch 80 in much of the south with upper 70s in the north.
An upper level low pressure system will spin over the northern Rockies this weekend, and then shift east toward Minnesota Monday. It appears the best chance for showers and thunderstorms will arrive Monday afternoon in Minnesota.
Enjoy the weekend!