Rain wrapping up, clear skies likely for fireworks shows
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UPDATE: 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS meteorologist Matt Serwe assures those celebrating Independence Day in the Twin Cities that the fireworks forecast is looking dry after morning storms caused event delays and cancellations.
View a map of the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS fireworks forecast embedded in the initial weather report below.
Isolated storms may pop up in the northern portion of Minnesota through the afternoon, Serwe says.
Looking forward, those who are celebrating this July 4 should prepare for humid conditions and high winds that could potentially result in poor air quality when paired with smoke from fireworks.
INITIAL REPORT: Morning storms on Monday are likely to affect July Fourth events, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS meteorologist Matt Serwe says.
Serwe warns the largest threat will be locally heavy rains, with the potential for gusty winds and small hail as thunderstorms move through.
Both Serwe and the National Weather Service say storms are expected to clear out for afternoon celebrations and evening fireworks.
The evening will bring humidity and highs in the 80s to the Twin Cities.
CLICK HERE to watch the path of Monday’s storms on the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS interactive radar.