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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
500 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

CLOUDS AND MUCH COOLER AIR COVERED THE NORTH STAR STATE OVERNIGHT
BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT. THOUGH SOME RAIN SHOWERS REMAINED
THROUGH DAYBREAK OVER FAR SOUTHEASTERN PORTIONS...BY AND LARGE THE
STATE REMAINED DRY OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES PLUMMETED TO THE 30 TO 40
DEGREE RANGE STATEWIDE...QUITE COOL GOING INTO THE FOURTH WEEK OF
APRIL.

THE CLOUDS AND COOL AIR WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
LOOK TO DEVELOP FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE WHILE
HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE MID 30S UP NORTH TO AROUND 50 NEAR
THE IOWA BORDER. STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH WILL BE COMMON TODAY...ESPECIALLY OVER
WESTERN...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA.

LITTLE CHANGE IS IN STORE FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS THE UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE LINGERS AND EXPANDS OVER THE GREAT LAKES. A FEW
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN AND EASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE STATE EACH DAY WHILE HIGHS AGAIN RANGE FROM THE MID
30S TO AROUND 50 AND BREEZY CONDITIONS CONTINUE.

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