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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1145 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

AN UPPER-AIR TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WAS SITUATED OVER EASTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS MORNING...WITH SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
CENTERED OVER NORTHERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE TROUGH WAS SUPPORTING A
BROAD SHIELD OF MID-ALTITUDE CLOUDS OVER MOST OF THE STATE. AS OF
11 AM ONLY FAR NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA AND THE SOUTHEAST WERE
SUNNY. RADAR ECHOES WERE OBSERVED OVER THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND
WERE APPROACHING WESTERN MINNESOTA. WINDS WERE MAINLY SOUTHEAST
TO EASTERLY ACROSS THE STATE AT 5 TO 12 MPH. TEMPERATURES RANGED
FROM THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORE...TO THE UPPER
50S NORTHWEST AND SOUTH.

THE UPPER TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AS IT PROGRESSES INTO
MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON. DRY AIR WAS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
STATE...WHICH SUPPORTS ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION OVER
WEST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE
LIGHT...RANGING FROM A TRACE UP TO FIVE HUNDREDTHS AT MOST. THE
CLOUDS WILL DIMINISH THROUGH EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE NORTH WHILE
LINGERING ACROSS THE SOUTH. ADDITIONAL CLOUD COVER IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA OVERNIGHT. HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL
RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORE...TO THE
MIDDLE 60S IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND PORTIONS OF THE MINNESOTA
RIVER VALLEY. LOWS TONIGHT WILL REACH THE LOW 30S WITH A FEW
POCKETS OF UPPER 20S NORTHEAST...TO THE LOW 50S SOUTHWEST.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETREAT EASTWARD ON MONDAY AS A WEAK AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS. CLOUDS WILL EXPAND
EASTWARD ACROSS THE STATE DURING THE AFTERNOON. A FEW SPRINKLES
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHWEST. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN
THE LOW 50S ALONG THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORE...TO THE LOW 70S WEST.

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HUYCK





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