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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
330 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

A FEW CLOUDS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS ROAMED PARTS OF THE STATE DURING
THE MORNING.  SOME PATCHY FOG WAS REPORTED AS WELL. EARLY MORNING
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE THE MID 40S IN THE FAR NORTH...TO THE
MID 60S IN THE SOUTH.

A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTH OVER THE STATE TODAY AND
WILL GENERATE MORE WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTH.  A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD CONTAIN HAIL INT HE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM THROUGH UPPER 70S AND
MID 80S ONCE AGAIN.

THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON WILL
DIMINISH DURING THE COMING EVENING.  THE SKY SHOULD CLEAR OUT...AND
WILL LIGHT WINDS...SOME PATCHY FOG WILL LIKELY DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  LOWS WILL RANGE MAINLY IN THE 50S.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH NORTHERN MINNESOTA DURING THE DAY
SATURDAY.  THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
THERE DURING THE DAY.  THE SOUTH WILL SEE PLENTY OF SUNSHINE BY
SHOULD REMAIN DRY.  HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 70S
TO MID 80S.

THE COLD FRONT WILL SAG SLOWLY SOUTH OVER THE STATE SUNDAY INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.  IT MAY STALL OUT JUST SOUTH OF MINNESOTA
THEN...BUT WILL HELP CONTINUE THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN CLOSE TO NORMAL THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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