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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1126 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

THE STATE OF MINNESOTA WAS LOCATED BETWEEN A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES AND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPING IN WESTERN NEBRASKA THIS MORNING. SKIES RANGED FROM
SUNNY IN THE NORTH TO MAINLY CLOUDY IN THE SOUTH. A BROKEN LINE OF
SHOWERS WAS MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. WINDS
WERE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH AT 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
SOUTH...AND 2-8 MPH NORTH. AT 11 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
MIDDLE 60S NORTHEAST AND SOUTH...TO NEAR 70 DEGREES WEST-CENTRAL.

THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE PLAINS WILL MOVE EASTWARD THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT TO WESTERN IOWA BY SUNRISE FRIDAY. MEANWHILE
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
CANADA...BRINGING A FEW CLOUDS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER TO
THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER AREA. RAIN CHANCES AND COVERAGE IMPROVE
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT OVER SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND RAINFALL
TOTALS BETWEEN ONE-QUARTER INCH AND ONE INCH ARE LIKELY BY FRIDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE
60S NORTHEAST AND THE UPPER 70S SOUTH. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE
FROM THE UPPER 40S NORTHEAST TO THE LOW 60S SOUTH.

LIGHT RAIN WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH EASTWARD ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF MINNESOTA FRIDAY...AS THE SURFACE LOW MOVES
ACROSS IOWA AND GRADUALLY WEAKENS DURING THE DAY. AN UPPER-AIR
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER
AREA DURING THE DAY...SUPPORTING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON NORTHWEST...AND SPREADING EASTWARD DURING THE EVENING.
AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S SOUTHEAST...WHERE
RAIN AND CLOUDS ARE LIKELY MOST OF THE DAY...TO THE UPPER 80S
NORTHWEST.

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE STATE ON SATURDAY
LEADING TO SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS.
ANOTHER WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SKIRT ACROSS SOUTH-
CENTRAL CANADA SATURDAY NIGHT WHICH MAY BRING A BRIEF PERIOD OF
CLOUDINESS. ANY PRECIPITATION WHICH FALLS IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN
NORTH OF THE BORDER.

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HUYCK


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