July ended as the second warmest on record in the Twin Cities. All 31 days hit 80 degrees or higher -- something that has never happened in the historical record, the Pioneer Press notes. But this weekend should be different – noticeably cooler.
Friday will hit about 91, with possible showers and thunderstorms, even possibly severe overnight, the National Weather Service says.
Saturday: High near 81, with another good chance for rain and an overnight low of 59.
Sunday: Sunny, high near 78 and a low of 58.
Here's more from WCCO on possible rain and severe storms, including hail, Friday and Saturday:
The first three days of August hit 90 (and the average number of 90-degree days for the month is only three), KARE 11 reports: