Forecast First Alert: Excessive Heat Warning Thursday

Here’s your Wednesday evening forecast July 26, 2023 from Minnesota’s Weather Authority and Meteorologist Wren Clair .

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the Twin Cities Metro Thursday. A Heat Advisory is in effect for portions of central and southern Minnesota, as well as parts of northwest Wisconsin.

Scattered storms are possible overnight, mainly north of I-94. Any strong to severe storms overnight look more likely north and northwest of the metro past midnight. Isolated morning storms and showers are possible early tomorrow morning for the Twin Cities.

Temperatures tomorrow are higher, back into the upper-90s. With the humidity, it will feel like 100° to 105°. That is why there is an Excessive Heat Warning in effect for the metro. Make sure you are taking care of the very young, very old, your pets, and outdoor workers should take special care in this heat.

Severe storms are possible Thursday night. These storms could have large hail and damaging winds, but there could also be a few rounds of storms that produce some very heavy rain. Humidity sticks around on Friday, with a few more isolated storms possible. By the weekend, temperatures drop back into the 80s, and the humidity disappears.