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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES MN
305 AM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

SHOWERS ENDED OVER THE STATE DURING THE EARLY MORNING WITH CLOUDS
REMAINING OVER MUCH OF THE EAST AND SOUTH. EARLY MORNING
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S NORTHEAST AND SOME LOWER 50S
IN THE FAR SOUTH.

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WAS EXITING THE STATE THIS MORNING AND
WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE REGION.  HIGH PRESSURE
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SOUTHEAST OVER THE STATE TODAY AND THIS SHOULD
GRADUALLY BREAK UP THE CLOUDS.  COOLER AIR WILL FILTER SOUTH AND
HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE IN THE LOWER 50S TO LOWER
60S.

AS THE HIGH EXITS TO THE EAST TONIGHT...MORE CLOUDS WILL FILTER OVER
THE FAR NORTH.  THE SOUTH SHOULD SEE MOSTLY CLEAR CONDITIONS.  WITH
LIGHT WINDS...LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP OFF QUICKLY...TO THE UPPER
20S NORTHEAST AND MID 40S SOUTHWEST.

ON SATURDAY A WARM FRONT IS FORECAST TO LIFT INTO SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA.  SOUTH OF THE FRONT...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM
THROUGH THE 70S.  NORTH OF THE FRONT...IN CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MINNESOTA...CLOUDS WILL GATHER...ALONG WITH THE INCREASING THREAT OF
SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO
WARM THROUGH THE 50S AND 60S WITH 40S REMAINING ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY AS THE FRONT AND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVE EXIT TO THE SOUTH
OF MINNESOTA. HIGHS SUNDAY WILL REMAIN COOL TO THE NORTHEAST WITH A
MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW.  IN THE SOUTH...SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
GRADUALLY EXIT...WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER AND MID 70S EXPECTED.

COOLER BUT DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO AT LEAST THE FIRST
HALF OF NEXT WEEK WITH SHOWERS SOUTH AND POSSIBLY SNOW NORTH INTO
THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

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