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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
400 AM CDT THU AUG 14 2014

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES PREVAILED OVER THE NORTH STAR STATE OVERNIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT FEATURE IN THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. TEMPERATURES BOTTOMED OUT IN THE UPPER 30S
ALONG THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER...WITH WARMER READINGS IN THE 40S AND
50S GOING SOUTHWARD. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ARE EXPECTED FOR TODAY WITH
HIGHS HITTING THE MIDDLE 70S TO MIDDLE 80S...WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER
READINGS ALONG THE NORTH SHORE.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT AWAY TO THE EAST TONIGHT...BEGINNING A
PATTERN CHANGE THAT WILL LAST THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK AS
A SERIES OF SURFACE FRONTAL BOUNDARIES IMPACT THE AREA. CLOUDS WILL
BE ON THE INCREASE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY...WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FOR BOTH LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR
MUCH OF THE STATE. HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 70S TO THE MIDDLE
80S.

LITTLE DAY TO DAY VARIATION IN TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. HIGHS WILL GENERALLY RANGE
FROM THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S WHILE LOWS RANGE FROM THE MID 50S TO
MID 60S. HOWEVER...A MORE PREVAILING SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL MEAN AN
INCREASE IN MOIST AIR...AND HENCE HUMIDITY LEVELS. THE MEANDERING
SURFACE FRONTS WILL FORCE INCLUDING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY OVER THE WEEKEND THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK. NO PROLONGED RAINFALL OR WASHOUT DAYS ARE EXPECTED BUT
THE OCCASIONAL SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM CAN DEVELOP FROM TIME TO TIME.

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