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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
345 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

CLOUDS COVERED THE STATE OVERNIGHT.  THEY WERE THE HIGH THIN CLOUDS
IN THE FAR NORTH WITH THICKER AND LOWER CLOUDS FOUND TO THE
SOUTHWEST.  SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ALSO CLIPPED THE FAR SOUTHWEST.
EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S NORTHEAST AND
THE MID 40S SOUTH.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY WILL
MOVE SLOWLY EAST TODAY AND TONIGHT.  THIS WILL CONTINUE TO FEED
MOISTURE AND CLOUDS NORTH INTO MINNESOTA TODAY.  THE RAIN SHOULD
WORK OVER MUCH OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.  THE
NORTH WILL LIKELY SEE SOME FILTERED SUNSHINE TODAY...AND REMAIN DRY.
AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM THROUGH THE MID 50S IN
AREAS SEEING THE SUN THE LONGEST...WITH 40S REMAINING IN THE RAIN
AND CLOUDY ARE TO THE SOUTHWEST.

THE RAIN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTH TONIGHT...AND COULD MIX WITH
SOME WET SNOW OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA LATE IN THE
NIGHT...AS TEMPERATURES COOL FURTHER AS THE LOW SHIFTS EAST.
OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE EXPECTED IN THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S.

THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF OVER THE SOUTH THURSDAY. CLOUDS
WILL REMAIN IN THE SOUTH BUT SOME SUN IS EXPECTED TO THE NORTH.
HIGHS SHOULD RANGE IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S.

HIGH PRESSURE SHOULD PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS TO THE STATE FRIDAY AND
ACROSS THE NORTH INTO SATURDAY.  THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM IS
FORECAST TO MOVE NORTH AND SPREAD A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  THE COOL AND WET EARLY SPRING IS
EXPECTED TO BREAK EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A RETURN TO ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

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