Twin Cities Metro Area Forecast today through Monday: FLASH FLOOD WATCH through Monday for the Twin Cities area - additional rainfall could lead to spot flooding as recent rainfall and more rain expected falling over saturated soil may cause rapid rises in creeks and streams and ponding of water in flood prone areas.
A mix of clouds and sun with thunderstorms redeveloping in the afternoon mainly after 3 p.m. and some of the afternoon and evening storms could be Severe with heavy rains, hail and damaging winds. It will be humid today with afternoon highs near 80 degrees and dew point temperatures in the low 60s. Winds today will be from the Southeast at 10 to 15 mph but higher gusts near thunderstorms.
Scattered thunderstorms tonight into Monday morning with some heavy rains possible - lows by Monday morning will be in the low to mid 60s.
Partly to mostly cloudy on Monday with scattered thunderstorms and some could be Severe during the late morning and into the afternoon which is during the school and work hours. Highs in the mid 70s with gusty South winds.
Twin Cities Metro Area Extended Forecast Tuesday through Saturday: Mostly cloudy on Tuesday with periods of showers and thunderstorms - highs in the upper 60s.
Cloudy and very cool for May on Wednesday with scattered showers and highs in the upper 50s.
Cloudy with rain showers Thursday morning then clearing in the afternoon with highs in the mid 60s.
Sunny to partly cloudy on Friday and pleasant with highs near 70 degrees.
Sunny to partly cloudy on Saturday with a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the evening hours - highs in the low to mid 70s.
The average high for the extended period is 74 degrees.
Jonathan Yuhas KSTP
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