Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMPX 220755
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
250 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016
Clear skies and cool temperatures prevailed overnight across the
North Star state as high pressure moved across the region.
Temperatures bottomed out in the 50s statewide. A mix of sun and
clouds can be expected today with noticeably warmer temperatures.
Highs will climb into 80s with breezy southerly winds.
Clouds will slowly increase tonight into Tuesday as a low pressure
system develops over the Canadian Rockies. Lows will be about 10
degrees warmer early Tuesday morning, mainly in the 60s statewide.
This will be followed by highs ranging from the lower 80s to lower
90s Tuesday, with possibly a few isolated showers and thunderstorms
in far western Minnesota late Tuesday afternoon. Shower and
thunderstorm coverage will increase Tuesday night into Wednesday as
the low pressure system drags a cold front across the region,
followed by dry conditions Wednesday night through Friday.
Highs drop to the 70s on Wednesday as the low pressure system
departs, then fall to the upper 60s to lower 70s on Thursday.