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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
400 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

THE STATE REMAINED DRY OVERNIGHT.  SOME CLOUDS DEVELOPED OVER THE
SOUTH AND WERE LIFTING NORTH IN THE INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS.
EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE LOWER 50S ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE TO THE UPPER 60S SOUTH.

A STRONG ARE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST OVER THE DAKOTAS
INTO SOUTHERN CANADA BY THIS EVENING. IT WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT EAST
INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON.  STRONG SOUTH WINDS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WILL BRING WARM AND MOIST UNSTABLE AIR TO THE AREA.  STRONG
TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE MUCH OF THE STATE AS THE
FRONT MOVES EAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AFTERNOON HIGHS ARE
EXPECTED TO WARM THROUGH THE MID 70S NORTH AND THE LOWER 80S SOUTH.

THE FRONT WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND SHOULD TAKE THE
STORMS WITH IT. MUCH COOLER AIR ALONG WITH CLOUDS AND SOME SHOWERS
WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.  THE SHOWERS WILL AFFECT
MAINLY NORTHERN INTO CENTRAL MN DURING THIS PERIOD.  GUSTY WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL MAKE IT FEEL AUTUMN LIKE ONCE
AGAIN WITH HIGHS EXPECTED TO RANGE IN THE UPPER 50S FAR NORTH AND
THE UPPER 60S SOUTH.

COOL AND MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER THEME INTO
MIDWEEK FOR MOST OF THE STATE. SHOWERS MAY LINGER INTO MONDAY OVER
THE NORTHEAST. LOWS WILL DROP INTO THE 40S TO LOWER 50S WITH HIGHS
MODERATING FROM THE 60S TO THE LOWER AND MID 70S BY WEDNESDAY.

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