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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
320 AM CDT FRI AUG 21 2015

A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS OR SPRINKLES MOVED ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MN DURING
THE EARLY MORNING...WHILE AN ARE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED
INTO THE NORTHWEST FROM NORTH DAKOTA. THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE WAS
DRY...WITH A CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKY. EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES
RANGED FROM THE LOWER 40S NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER 60S SOUTHWEST.

HIGH PRESSURE POSITIONED OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST TODAY. INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE REGION AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER NORTHERN PLAINS.  A
FEW CLOUDS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS MAY ACCOMPANY THE INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE SOUTHEAST AND NORTH DURING THE MORNING.
OTHERWISE...DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND WILL HELP
WINDS REMAIN OVERNIGHT.  A FEW SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS MAY WORK
INTO THE FAR WEST LATE IN THE NIGHT. LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE IN
THE UPPER 5OS NORTHEAST TO THE MID 60S SOUTH.

THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA AND DEEPEN AS
IT DRAGS A COLD FRONT INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA BY LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THEY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE STATE
DURING THE EVENING.  LOWS SATURDAY NIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE IN
THE LOWER AND MID 50S.

IT WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE LOW EXITS TO THE
NORTH AND EAST.  MOSTLY CLOUDY AND COOL CONDITIONS ALONG WITH THE
THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTH AND
CENTRAL PART OF THE STATE.  HIGHS SUNDAY AFTERNOON SHOULD RANGE IN
THE LOWER 60S NORTH TO THE LOWER 70S SOUTHEAST.

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