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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
345 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA RESULTED IN CLEAR SKIES AND PLUMMETING
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE NORTH STAR STATE EARLY THIS MORNING. LOWS
BOTTOMED OUT MAINLY IN THE 30S...WITH SOME UPPER 20S UP NORTH. LOTS
OF SUNSHINE CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY...ESPECIALLY FOR CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE...ALTHOUGH CLOUDS WILL STEADILY
INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST. ANOTHER MILD DAY IS EXPECTED WITH HIGHS
GENERALLY FROM THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER 60S UP NORTH TO THE UPPER 60S
TO LOWER 70S ALONG THE IOWA AND SOUTH DAKOTA BORDERS.

AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS FOR MINNESOTA STARTING LATE THIS
AFTERNOON IN FAR NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS...SPREADING INTO NORTHEASTERN
AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
A SECOND ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS IS THEN EXPECTED STATEWIDE FOR
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. LITTLE IN THE WAY OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS CAN BE
EXPECTED FROM THESE EVENTS. ONCE THIS SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH...DRY
CONDITIONS ARE BY AND LARGE EXPECTED STATEWIDE FOR THE REST OF THE
WEEK.

TEMPERATURES WILL GO ON A NOTICEABLE COOLING TREND ON THE BACKSIDE
OF THIS STORM SYSTEM. HIGHS IN THE 50S AND 60S WILL CONTINUE INTO
MONDAY...THEN HIGHS WILL DROP TO THE 40S TO LOWER 50S TUESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY WHILE LOWS DROP INTO THE 30S. ON FRIDAY...ANOTHER
SURGE OF COLDER AIR WILL DROP HIGHS INTO THE 30S AND 40S...WITH LOWS
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO THE 20S.

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