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A small chance of rain might offer a brief respite from the heat on Saturday, but a lack of winds will make for a humid Sunday if it does fall.
Today will be hot and dry with a high temperature of around 89 degrees, but the area will see a 20 percent chance of rain beginning this evening that will carry over to a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms throughout the day on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service graphical forecast data.
Vince Godon, a NWS meteorologist in Grand Forks, said if the weather does get wet on Saturday itâ€™s hard to tell how much will fall.
â€śIn convection in the summer, you can have a couple inches in one spot and a mile away have hardly anything,â€ť Godon said.
Wind speeds will be light over the weekend, and should a thunderstorm pass through, the lack of a breeze and the resulting humidity could make for some uncomfortable air.
Saturdayâ€™s high will be 85 and the chance of rain will drop to 10 percent while the temps will see a low of 63.
Sundayâ€™s high will be 86 and hot and dry without a Saturday rain, or hot and humid with it.
â€śThe crops are starting to contribute to some of the humidity as well now,â€ť said Godon.
Sunday night holds a 10 percent chance and a low of 67.
Starting next week, Monday will have a high of 88 and a 34 percent chance of rain that will decrease throughout the day, and early projections show dry conditions for Wednesday, the Fourth of July.