The heat got cranked up Friday afternoon across the Midwest. A warm front is continuing to lift north across the Upper Midwest and is bringing in hot, humid air for the weekend. Temperatures across the state were around 5 to 15 degrees warmer Friday compared to Thursday.
The heat will continue through the weekend with hot temperatures and high humidity. With the increased moisture there will be scattered showers and thunderstorms. First the temperatures Saturday afternoon -
Dew point temperatures will be well into the 60s... sticky!
Some scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop ahead of a cold front Saturday afternoon.
Most of the activity will be confined to western Iowa and Minnesota. It will then be another hot day on Sunday.
There will be additional chances for showers and storms late Sunday into Monday as a cold front moves through.
As the front moves through the heat will get knocked back a bit, but temperatures will still stay near and above average through next week.