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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS POSITIONED OVER THE GREAT LAKES
THIS MORNING.  THIS PROVIDED A MAINLY CLEAR SKY TO THE NORTHEAST...
WHERE TEMPERATURES COOLED THROUGH THE 20S.  FARTHER WEST...CLOUDS
GATHERED AND AN AREA OF LIGHT RAIN MOVED INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA.
TEMPERATURES TO THE SOUTH WERE IN THE 40S...WITH SOME LOWER 50S TO
THE SOUTHWEST.

THE LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY.  HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE HELD DOWN BECAUSE THE CLOUDS AND RAIN.
AFTERNOON READINGS WILL TOP OUT IN THE MID 40S OVER CENTRAL MINNESOTA
TO THE UPPER 50S SOUTHWEST.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA TONIGHT.
THIS WILL SPREAD WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. RAIN AND A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER THE NORTH.  TONIGHTS LOWS WILL RANGE IN THE LOWER 30S TO
MID 40S.

THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
THURSDAY...TAKING THE HEAVIER RAIN WITH IT.  SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDER WILL REMAIN A THREAT OVER THE SOUTH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
WITH RAIN AND SNOW IN THE NORTHEAST.  HIGHS THURSDAY WILL RANGE IN
THE UPPER 30S NORTHEAST TO LOWER 60S SOUTHWEST.

THE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK.  COOLER
THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM TO
AFFECT THE REGION SUNDAY.

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