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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
640 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED STATEWIDE TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT DUE TO DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE NORTH STAR STATE TONIGHT. HIGHS
WILL SOAR INTO THE UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90 FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...WHILE HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S WILL BE
MORE COMMON. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH...MAKING FOR DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
TODAY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED FOR CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
AS THE COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS THE STATE. BEHIND THE FRONT...COOLER
AND DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL FOR THE WEEKEND. HIGHS WILL DROP
TO THE 60S TO LOWER 70S WITH LOWS FALLING TO THE 40S.

A MORE UNSETTLED PATTERN IS EXPECTED NEXT WEEK AS A SERIES OF
FRONTAL SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH AT LEAST THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. HIGHS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN IN THE 60S WHILE
LOWS REMAIN IN THE 40S AND 50S.

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