Today will likely be the hottest day of the year so far, with heat indices climbing as high as 105˚ across Central Minnesota -- followed by the threat of severe weather this afternoon and evening. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible watches & warnings later today.

National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service this morning:  Today will be the hottest of the year, along with an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms. Large hail and damaging wind are the main severe weather hazards expected this afternoon and evening. Drink plenty of fluids if planning to be outside today, and pay attention to the sky and make sure you are able to receive warnings.