Excessive Heat Warning 03 Jul 12

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THOUGH 10 PM THURSDAY EVENING. THIS IS AN UPGRADE TO THE HEAT ADVISORY THAT HAD BEEN IN PLACE OUTSIDE OF THE TWIN CITIES.

Today Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the morning.

Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light and variable wind.

Independence Day Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind.

Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.