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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1256 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA DROPPED INTO THE LOW 20S THIS
MORNING WITH UPPER 30S AND LOW 40S MORE COMMON ACROSS THE NORTH.
MIDDLE TO UPPER 40S AND A FEW 50S WERE OBSERVED TO THE SOUTH. VERY
DRY CONDITIONS ARE EVIDENT ACROSS THE STATE ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
INTERNATIONAL BORDER WHERE WESTERLY WINDS WERE GUSTING TO 25 MILES
PER HOUR THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.

TEMPERATURES AT NOON TODAY HAVE CLIMBED INTO THE 70S SOUTH AND
MIDDLE 60S NORTH. EXPECT WINDS REMAINING STRONG FROM THE WEST
ACROSS THE FAR NORTH WHILE A MORE GENTLE BREEZE WILL OCCUR ACROSS
THE SOUTH. WINDS WILL SHIFT OUT OF THE EAST ON SATURDAY WHICH WILL
SIGNAL A CHANGE TO THE MILD AND DRY CONDITIONS OF THE RECENT PAST.

SATURDAY A VIGOROUS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL LIFT NORTHWARDS FROM
COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND DRAW MOIST AIR FROM THE SOUTH.
THIS WILL DRIVE RAIN INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA SATURDAY NIGHT. RAIN
WILL PUNCH NORTHWARD SUNDAY MORNING SPREADING A WIDE SPREAD ONE
HALF INCH TO ONE INCH OF MUCH NEEDED RAINFALL.

A BRIEF BREAK IN PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE
RETURNING...THIS TIME FROM THE NORTH...ON NORTHERLY FLOW. THIS
COULD RESULT IN SNOW...MOSTLY ACROSS THE NORTH DURING THE DAY ON
MONDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES DECREASE EACH DAY THIS WEEKEND THEN
STRUGGLE INTO THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S ON MONDAY.

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