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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1218 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

HEAVY RAIN WAS TRAVERSING THE SOUTHERN HALF OF MINNESOTA THIS
MORNING. THIS STORM RESULTED IN WIDE SPREAD RAIN AMOUNTS OF
GREATER THAN ONE HALF INCH AND SEVERAL AREAS OF GREATER THAN THREE
INCHES RAINFALL. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WERE NOTED IN THE SOUTHWEST
THIRD OF THE STATE.

BY 1100 AM THE SYSTEM WHICH BROUGHT HEAVY RAIN HAD WEAKEND AND MOVED
EAST OF MINNESOTA. CLEAR SKIES AND SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPED BEHIND THE
SYSTEM. LOW PRESSURE AND ITS DEVELOPING WARM FRONT HAD MOVED INTO
SOUTHERN TIER THIS MORNING. THIS FEATURE WILL CONTINUE DRAWING IN
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS FOR THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE TODAY.
A HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE NORTH AND EAST AS A WARM FRONT PUSHES NORTHWARD.
CLEARING SKIES ARE EXPECTED SOUTH WITH TEMPERATURES RISING INTO
THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S. HEAT INDICES OF 95 TO 105 ARE
POSSIBLE DUE TO VERY MUGGY CONDITIONS. IT WILL BE MUCH COOLER
NORTH WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S.


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