Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KFGF 010304
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AREA WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS
1005 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT... RUNNING ALONG THE THE SPLINE OF
THE NORTHERN ROCKIES... WILL KEEP A GENERALLY WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW
PATTERN ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS STATES AND RESULT IN QUITE MILD
MID SUMMER CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND.

CURRENTLY... THERE IS A BUBBLE OF HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE OVER
THE MINN-DAKOTA REGION WITH A SOMEWHAT DRY AND COOL CANADIAN POLAR
AIRMASS IN PLACE. THIS AIRMASS WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTHEASTWARD
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... WITH A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING
INTO THE RED RIVER VALLEY LATE IN THE DAY.

WITH A TURN TO LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS LATE ON SATURDAY... AND IN THE
PRESENCE OF A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM... THERE IS A RISK FOR
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO LATE SATURDAY
EVENING INTO SUNDAY FORENOON... MAINLY FOR EXTREME NORTHEASTERN
NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 80S FOR MOST
AREAS ON SATURDAY... WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
MORNING JUST EDGING BELOW THE 60 DEGREE MARK.

A TOUCH COOLER AIR WILL FILTER BACK DOWN INTO THE AREA FROM SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY... WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES SETTLING BACK INTO THE MIDDLE
AND UPPER 70S AS THE EARLY WORK WEEK BEGINS.

THE NEXT CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD MEASURABLE RAINFALL COULD BE THE
MIDDLE TO LATER PART OF THE COMING WEEK.

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GUST



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