Air Quality Alert discontinued for Twin Cities, Air Quality Alert STILL in place west and southwest Minnesota

Poor air quality is now into the overnight hours a concern for southwestern and west-central Minnesota. Air Quality Alerts are in place west and southwest of the Twin Cities overnight tonight. The Air Quality Alert for the Twin Cities is over now, but we still have some haze and moderately poor air quality (which continues to improve overnight into your Friday forecast).

THURSDAY PM June 15TH 2023 – Wren Clair KSTP Evening Meteorologist Wren Clair

Air Quality Alert SW MN tonight, mainly along and southwest of a line from Morris to Glencoe to Albert Lea

Sctd. showers and storms over the weekend, with isolated strong storms Saturday late afternoon and evening

**About 0.25″-0.50″ rainfall possible over the weekend, with higher amounts where we have a few t’storms (which
looks more likely west of the metro)

** Very dry pattern overall this week into next, with worsening drought likely**

Mainly Clear
LOW: 56°
Winds: ENE 3-8 mph

Mainly Sunny
HIGH: 82°
Wind: SE 5-10 mph

Partly Cloudy
LOW: 63°
Wind: SE 3-8 mph


SATURDAY……………86/66 Partly to mostly cloudy, sctd. showers and storms, isolated strong evening storms (60%)

SUNDAY………83/67 Partly cloudy, sctd. showers and t’storms possible (50%)

MONDAY………89/71 Mostly sunny, not and dry

TUESDAY……93/73 Mostly sunny, hot and dry

WEDNESDAY………92/72 Mostly sunny, hot and dry

THURSDAY………92/71 Partly sunny, isolated PM showers and t’storms, mainly west (30%)

The average low and high for the extended period is 62 and 80

 Metro Area Climate Data for Tomorrow   

Average High….79
Average Low…..61
Record High……97 set in 1933
Record Low……43 set in 1961
Sunrise Tomorrow:……5:26 a.m.
Sunset Tomorrow:……..9:01 p.m.
Meteorologist Wren Clair KSTP TV