Surface low pressure will track from southeastern Montana across South Dakota and into central Minnesota through Saturday night. This system combined with a strong upper level system will produce periods of showers and thunderstorms through Saturday night. There is a slight risk of a severe storms tonight through Saturday night. The best threat for severe weather appears to be Saturday afternoon and evening in southeast North Dakota into west central Minnesota. Anyone with outdoor plans should bring along prepare for some wet weather at times along with the threat for severe thunderstorms. It looks like temperatures will actually warm to above normal levels for a few days next week as a dome of hot air moves into the central Plains.