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Weather Summary for Minnesota
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
500 AM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

Ahead of a slow-moving cold front, heat and humidity will return in
earnest today. Highs will generally range from the lower 80s to mid
90s, with highs nearing 100 degrees in west-central portions. Heat
index values will also rise to the lower 100s in west-central
Minnesota. Cooler temperatures will be found in far eastern
portions, before the influence of the warmer air arrives.

Showers and thunderstorms will develop in northern Minnesota this
afternoon along the cold front and this precipitation will slowly
shift south tonight through tomorrow. Some storms may be strong to
severe and may also contain heavy rain at times. The cold front will
finally drop through the state by Tuesday night, but the next system
on its heels will bring additional showers and thunderstorms to the
region Wednesday through Friday. Altogether, rainfall totals through
the week may range from 1 to 2 inches in northern Minnesota with 2
to 4 inches possible in central and southern portions.

After today`s warm temperatures, highs will mainly run in the upper
70s to mid 80s while lows run from the mid 50s to mid 60s through
the rest of the week.

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