79 F. average high for August 26.
87 F. high on August 26, 2011.
90 F. possible tomorrow afternoon; low to mid 90s likely Wednesday into Friday. Slight cooling is likely by Sunday.
GFS Solution. The U.S. model suite has been fairly consistent today, taking the core of a (considerably stronger) Hurricane Isaac into Louisiana by Tuesday PM hours. Forward motion slows down Tuesday night, prolonging excessive rains (and the storm surge, an elevated dome of water pushed ashore by the combination of low pressure and extreme winds). Tides may rise 5-10 feet above average from Louisiana’s Mississippi River Delta eastward to Gulfport and Mobile.
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota: