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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1204 PM CDT FRI AUG 21 2015

AT NOON TODAY SKIES WERE CLOUDY NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL
BORDER...SMOKE WAS FOUND OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND MAINLY CLEAR SKIES WERE OBSERVED OVER THE SOUTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WERE FOUND NEAR THE TWIN CITIES AND ALONG THE
INTERNATIONAL BORDER...RESULTING IN A LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH
OF RAINFALL THIS MORNING. WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH
ACROSS THE STATE AT 5 TO 15 MPH. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE LOW
60S NORTHEAST...TO THE MIDDLE 70S SOUTH.

A WEAK WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS THE STATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...BEING LOCATED NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL
BORDER BY LATE THIS EVENING. THE SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTH
SHOULD DIMINISH AS THE BOUNDARY MOVES NORTHWARD UNDER THE
SMOKE...WHERE TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN SLIGHTLY COOLER. THE
SHOWERS NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER WILL SHIFT EASTWARD OUT OF
THE STATE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON LEAVING MAINLY SUNNY SKIES IN THEIR
WAKE. CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AS
SOUTHERLY WINDS CONTINUE...BRINGING ADDITIONAL MOISTURE AND SLIGHTLY
WARMER TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO
THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE NORTH SHORE... AND THE UPPER 80S IN THE
RED RIVER VALLEY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL REACH THE UPPER 50S NEAR LAKE
SUPERIOR...AND THE UPPER 60S WEST.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...AND TRAILING COLD FRONT...WILL MOVE
INTO MINNESOTA SATURDAY MORNING. STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF
THE SYSTEM WILL YIELD AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY
THROUGH THE DAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE
LATE MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS OVER WESTERN MINNESOTA...
SPREADING EASTWARD AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH EVENING. SOME
OF THE STORMS WILL BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY
RAINFALL THE GREATEST THREATS. LARGE HAIL IS ALSO POSSIBLE AND A
TORNADO CAN NOT BE RULED OUT. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE
UPPER 70S NORTHWEST...AND THE MIDDLE 80S SOUTHEAST.

MUCH COOLER AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY BEHIND
THE DEPARTING LOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE
LIKELY OVER THE NORTH...WITH PARTLY SUNNY SKIES OVER THE SOUTH.

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HUYCK



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