Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMPX 191115
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
600 AM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016
Showers and thunderstorms crossed much of the state overnight, with
the bulk of the activity having moved into Wisconsin around
daybreak. Even with the precipitation, mild temperatures persisted
with lows bottoming out mainly in the 60s.
As a cold front departs the state to the east this morning, cooler
air will start to make its way into the region today. Highs will
range from 70 to 80 degrees. Rain is expected to redevelop this
afternoon and evening, likely persisting through much of the
overnight hours due to a potent upper level wave moving through.
Lows will drop to between 50 and 60 degrees tonight into early
Showers will taper off during the day on Saturday while noticeably
cooler air settles in. Highs will only range between 60 and 70
degrees statewide. High pressure will then prevail during the early
portion of next week, allowing temperatures to gradually rebound to
the 70s and lower 80s.