TODAY: A cold front brings a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms to start off our week. The bulk of the action should take place in the afternoon, but we could see a couple storms develop this morning. Some of these storms could be strong to severe, with the main threats being strong winds, large hail, and heavy downpours. We'll see highs in the low-to-mid 80's with winds out of the W at 4-8 MPH.
TONIGHT: A 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms remains throughout the overnight into tomorrow. A couple of storms that develop could be strong to severe. Lows will be in the lower 60's with partly cloudy skies.
TUESDAY: Our cold front continues to move out of our region, so we'll see a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of those could be strong to severe, with the main threats being large hail, strong winds, and heavy downpours. In MN, storms should wrap up heading into the afternoon as high pressure begins to clear out skies. WI should see storms linger into the early evening hours. Highs will be in the mid 80's and lows will be in the lower 60's.
WEDNESDAY: A shortwave trough brings a 50% chance for some showers and thunderstorms, especially towards the afternoon hours. Some of these could be strong to severe. Highs will be in the mid-80's with lows in the lower 60's.
THURSDAY: We'll see partly to mostly cloudy skies with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 80's and lows will be in the lower 60's.
WEEKEND: We're looking calmer heading into this weekend. We'll see partly cloudy skies with highs in the lower 80's for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Have a great week, folks!
-Meteorologist Hunter McCullough