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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Soggy circumstances are anticipated to proceed into Friday afternoon, and tright here are considerations about extreme storms probably inflicting flooding Inside The twin Cities space on Saturday. Study The latest updates under.


Replace (9:30 p.m.): Pretty A pair of counties have been beneath a flash flood warning Friday night following a quantity of days of rain in a summer time in any other case marked by drought. A flash flood warning was issued for Howard, Mower, Mitchell, and Fillextra Counties till after midnight.

WCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer says that heavy rain Continues to be following throughout the counties in southern Minnesota.

Replace (5:00 p.m.): Tright here is a twister watch issued for a quantity of southeastern Minnesota counties till 11 p.m. on Friday.

Replace (2:30 p.m.):  Thbeneathstorm enchancment Is occurring in southern Minnesota early Friday afternoon, and thbeneathstorm watches Might be issued Inside The world.

Replace (12:30 p.m.): Saturday’s extreme weather hazard has been upgraded to “enhanced” for An monumental An factor of the state, collectively with The twin Cities. Flooding May even be potential Inside the night.

Based mostly on WCCO Director of Meteorology Mike Augustyniak, the extreme menace is from mid-afternoon Saturday into the night. Enhanced spaces of extreme weather could embrace 80+ mph straight-line winds, huge hail and twisteres.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Based mostly on WCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor, the wettest An factor of Friday Shall be Inside the morning. Flash flood warnings for parts of the southeastern area of the state expipurple at 7 a.m.

Showers will Discover your self to be extra scattepurple Inside the late morning and early afternoon. Temperatures will attain the mid-70s.

“We might even get Barely sunshine,” O’Connor said.

Issues Become Saturday, with temperatures leaping up into the greater-80s and thbeneathstorms potential Inside the night.

WCCO Director of Meteorology Mike Augustyniak says he’s a bit involved about metropolis and basement flooding in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, particularly Inside the night hours of Saturday.

Sunday Is ppurpleicted to be sunny with much less humidity.

Rainfall Is ‘Good Information’ For Drought

Parts of the state had 2-4 inches of rainfall, and that’s great news contemplating the drought circumstances Inside the state.

The latest figures current that 88% of the state Continues to be listed beneath extreme drought circumstances, and all however 3% of the state is beneath A minimal of a common drought. Those figures haven’t taken Under consideration rain from this week, neverthemuch less.

Additionally, an air extreme quality alert that was issued Thursday for parts of northern Minnesota and greater half of Wisconsin has expipurple early at 9 a.m. Some spaces stay beneath an alert till 8 p.m.