You may have woken up to pouring rain and rumbles of thunder this morning! Much of southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa received its first measurable rainfall in 12 days, and some areas got a pretty decent soaking.
Southeast Minnesota saw the bulk of the rainfall, with some areas near Eyota, Dover and north Rochester nearing three inches. Northeast Iowa got the short end of the stick today with only trace amounts in Mason City and Charles City.
Over an inch of rain at the Rochester International airport helped bump our September rainfall out of the red! With additional rainfall chances on the way this weekend and the beginning of next week, it looks like we may stay on track with our monthly average.
However, we'll be staying dry to end the work week tomorrow. You can expect sunny skies and significantly above average temperatures! Most of us will stay in the low 80s, but close to I-35 and to the west could see mid to upper 80s!
Enjoy the last of the 80s while you can because we're in for a huge cool down next week as temperatures drop to the low 50s!