MN weather: Warm and sunny weekend ahead

Temperatures will likely climb into the upper 70s with even a few hitting 80° Saturday afternoon. 

The wind is projected be a factor on Saturday with a noticeable breeze gusting into the 20s out of the south. 

Temperatures are expected to peak in the lower 70s on Sunday with abundant sunshine continuing. 

The 70s will likely continue Monday before showers and thunderstorms roll in Monday night through Tuesday.