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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
442 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXITED TO THE EAST DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS...WHILE SKIES CLEARED ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA BY DAYBREAK. RAINFALL AMOUNTS SUNDAY NIGHT WERE THE
HIGHEST IN A 75 MILE WIDE BAND THAT STRETCHED ALONG AND WEST OF THE
INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR FROM DULUTH...TO THE TWIN CITIES...TO CLEAR
LAKE. THESE AREAS SAW RAINFALL TOTALS FROM ONE HALF TO OVER ONE
INCH. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FELL IN A LINE FROM NORTH BRANCH...TO
ISANTI AND BETHEL...TO RAMSEY...WHERE TOTALS RANGED FROM ONE TO OVER
2 INCHES. OUTSIDE OF THIS HIGHER BAND OF RAINFALL...MOST AREAS THAT
RECEIVED RAIN SAW AMOUNTS FROM ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH.

ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTHERN
MINNESOTA...OTHERWISE DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. DRY
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE WESTERN PART OF THE STATE...COMBINED WITH THE
WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL YIELD A FIRE DANGER
THREAT THERE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S TO MID
60S. SUB-FREEZING LOWS WILL OCCUR ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTH
TONIGHT...OTHERWISE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S WILL BE COMMON. WINDS
TUESDAY WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY IN DIRECTION...AND BRING WARMER
HIGHS RANGING FROM 60 TO 75 DEGREES.

RELATIVELY WARM CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK...WITH
ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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