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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
347 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

A BROAD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS IN PLACE ACROSS THE EASTERN
HALF OF THE COUNTRY...RESULTING IN CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES
ACROSS MOST OF MINNESOTA OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES FELL INTO THE UPPER
40S ALONG LAKE SUPERIOR TO THE LOWER 60S FROM THE TWIN CITIES
WESTWARD INTO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK EAST ACROSS THE
CANADIAN PRAIRIES TODAY...WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING SOUTH ACROSS
THE DAKOTAS. AHEAD OF THIS WEAK SYSTEM...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
IN CONTROL DURING THE DAY. INCREASING MID-LEVEL MOISTURE WILL RESULT
IN A FEW MORE CLOUDS THIS AFTERNOON. DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
STATEWIDE TODAY...BUT A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY
THE FRONT TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL REACH THE UPPER
70S TO MID 80S. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S NEAR LAKE
SUPERIOR...TO THE MID 60S SOUTH AND WEST.

A WARMING TREND IS FORECAST LATE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
RIDGING AGGRESSIVELY BUILDS INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST. TEMPERATURES
SHOULD REACH THE WARMEST LEVELS SO FAR THIS YEAR WITH HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S TO MID 90S ON MONDAY. VERY HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITY WILL
MAKE FOR DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 95 TO 107 ACROSS MUCH
OF THE STATE.

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