Today starts a warmup for Central Minnesota that will result in a scorching couple of days across our area.

The record highs for Saint Cloud on June 16th and 17th are 98° and 97° respectively, but we won't be quite that hot. The average high temperature for both days is 78°.

Monday, June 15th Forecast Highs

  • St. Cloud: 86°
  • Little Falls: 84°
  • Princeton: 83°

Tuesday, June 16th Forecast Highs

  • St. Cloud: 95°
  • Little Falls: 92°
  • Princeton: 91°

Wednesday, June 16th Forecast Highs

  • St. Cloud: 94°
  • Little Falls: 93°
  • Princeton: 84°

Thursday, June 16th Forecast Highs

  • St. Cloud: 86°
  • Little Falls: 84°
  • Princeton: 85°

Friday, June 16th Forecast Highs

  • St. Cloud: 85°
  • Little Falls: 83°
  • Princeton: 84°

The first half of the week looks like it will be dry, but a chance of showers and thunderstorms return to the area Wednesday night through the weekend.

The weekend's temperatures look to be much closer to normal with highs in the upper 70s to near 80°.

From the National Weather Service this morning: A warming trend will occur through midweek, with breezy conditions at times. Things will begin to cool down a bit for the second half of the week, and precipitation chances will increase.

Pete Hanson is on 98.1 Minnesota's New Country weekday mornings from 5:30 to 10:00.

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