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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1041 AM CDT WED AUG 26 2015

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER MINNESOTA THIS MORNING
YIELDING SUNNY SKIES OVER ALL BUT A SMALL PORTION OF FAR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA. A FEW LOCATIONS IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA EXPERIENCED LOW
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S THIS MORNING...WITH ONE SITE
REPORTING A MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES AND SEVERAL OTHERS
REPORTING 33 DEGREES. WINDS WERE LIGHT ACROSS THE STATE WITH MANY
SITES REPORTING CALM CONDITIONS AT 10 AM. WINDS WERE SLOWLY
INCREASING OVER WESTERN MINNESOTA FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 4 TO 7
MPH. AT 10 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 50S NORTHEAST...
TO MIDDLE 60S NEAR THE TWIN CITIES.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE THE MAIN STORY TODAY AND TONIGHT AS THE
RIDGE PASSES OVERHEAD. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM
OVER FAR SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...AS
A FEW STORMS DRIFT SOUTHEAST OUT OF SOUTH DAKOTA. OTHERWISE EXPECT
DRY CONDITIONS AROUND THE STATE. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL
REACH THE UPPER 60S IN THE ARROWHEAD AND THE UPPER 70S IN WESTERN
MINNESOTA. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S NORTHEAST...
TO THE UPPER 50S SOUTHWEST.

THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT FARTHER EASTWARD ON THURSDAY AHEAD OF A
DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS. CLOUD COVER
IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER THE SOUTH AND WEST INITIALLY AND
BUILD EASTWARD ACROSS THE STATE BY EVENING. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...CLOSER TO THE
LOW CENTER. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE 60S ALONG THE
NORTH SHORE...DUE TO SOUTHERLY WINDS OFF THE LAKE...AND THE LOW
80S IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS IOWA THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY KEEPING THE BEST CHANCE OF RAIN LIMITED TO THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE. A WEAK UPPER-AIR DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE
THROUGH SOUTHERN MANITOBA AND NORTHWEST ONTARIO FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...WHICH MAY RESULT IN A FEW SHOWERS NEAR THE
INTERNATIONAL BORDER. SUNNIER SKIES AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE
ANTICIPATED FOR SATURDAY.

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HUYCK


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