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100 degrees? Probably not – but hot

Temperatures won't hit the century mark after all on Thursday, despite earlier predictions. It'll be muggy, though, with a predicted high of 92 Wednesday and 94 on Thursday in the Twin Cities, the National Weather Service says.
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It doesn't look like earlier predictions that the Twin Cities could hit triple digits Thursday will pan out. But August isn't giving way to fall weather without a fight.

Wednesday and Thursday will bring highs in the mid- to low 90s under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. (WCCO says Thursday could hit 93; KARE 11 says 92; KSTP says 98.)

NWS has issued an excessive heat watch for Thursday, the Pioneer Press reports.

Friday will be 90 and the weekend will bring highs in the mid-80s, the weather service says.

Minnesota State Fair officials are preparing for the Great Minnesota Sweat-Together, the Star Tribune says. Unseasonably high temperatures and a lack of rain have created high fire-danger ratings in northwest Minnesota, the Fargo Forum reports.

WCCO says there could be a shower Sunday night:

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