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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1148 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

A COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH WESTERN MINNESOTA EARLY THIS MORNING.
A BAND OF SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT RESULTED IN ONE THIRD
OF AN INCH OF RAIN IN THE BRAINERD LAKES AREA WITH TWO TENTHS OF
AN INCH THROUGH THE UPPER MINNESOTA RIVER VALLEY. THROUGH 1100 AM
THE RAIN SHOWERS HAD DIMINISHED IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. SHOWERS
CONTINUED THROUGH THE THE UPPER ST. CROIX RIVER VALLEY AND
EXTENDED SOUTH THROUGH THE TWIN CITIES AND INTO SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA.

SUNSHINE WILL INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON...AND
THIS IS WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE MID 70S.
THE EAST WILL STAY IN THE THICKER CLOUDS WITH 60S COMMON.

CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY THIN TO THE EAST INTO TONIGHT...AND ANY
SHOWERS WILL COME TO AN END IN THE EARLY EVENING.  LOWS TONIGHT ARE
EXPECTED TO RANGE IN THE LOWER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE AGAIN TO THE
NORTHWEST SATURDAY AND WILL SPREAD EAST AND SOUTH INTO SUNDAY AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE STATE.  WARMER AIR WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE STATE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS EXPECTED TO WARM
THROUGH THE 70S NORTH AND LOWER 80S IN THE SOUTH BOTH DAYS.  SOME OF
THE STORMS THAT DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY AFTERNOON COULD BE
STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE TO THE SOUTHEAST...WITH HAIL AND GUSTY
WINDS.

WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED MUCH OF NEXT
WEEK...WITH INCREASING RAIN CHANCES RETURNING BY MIDWEEK.

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