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Way Over Our Heads podcast: June is Minnesota's peak severe weather month, but not this year

It's been awfully calm compared to a typical June in Minnesota.

Some of Minnesota’s most memorable severe weather events have occurred in June, but most of the state is experiencing a dearth of heavy thunderstorms this month.

On this week's episode of the Way Over Our Heads podcast, climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld and Jim du Bois discuss the relatively storm-free late spring and early summer and the prospects for a hotter, more humid and potentially stormier pattern in the days to come.

However, speaking of severe weather, some pretty strong storms could roll into western Minnesota later Thursday into early Friday morning. In fact, Tom Novak of Novak Weather has his eye on southern Minnesota for an overnight line of storms to produce frequent lightning, heavy rain and possibly strong winds. 

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