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Area Weather: Is rain on the way?

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It really was a pretty nice Memorial Day weekend, wasn't it? Highs were in the 80s on Saturday with a few 90s showing up, as well. St. Cloud, for example, hit 90 degrees for a summery daytime high. It was fairly breezy day for those of you out on area lakes.

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By Sunday, a cold front had pushed through and that brought some spotty rain to the area. Only a trace of rain was reported in St. Cloud. The high was just 73 degrees after the passage of that front. For Monday, we had plenty of sunshine for most of the state. There was some rain across Northern Minnesota on Memorial Day.

All in all, it wasn't a bad weekend. Temperatures this week will be about average for this time of the year. We could see some chances for more rain along the way.

By the way, the 30-day outlook for temperatures calls for about average temps for the month of June and near average for precipitation. Have a great rest of the week and weekend!

WEATHER HISTORY

In 1945 snow and sleet piled up to 4.5 inches at Tower!

WEATHER FACTS

The larger the raindrop the quicker it falls. Large raindrops may fall at a rate of 30 feet per second!

MINNESOTA

AT A GLANCE

Moorhead...Low 47...High 72

Duluth...Low 46... High 67

Morris Low 50...High 70

Twin Cities...Low 57...High 74

Rochester...Low 59...High 73

Marshall...Low...54...High 72

WEDNESDAY

Mix of clouds and sun, chance of rain. High 70 Low 48 Winds: NW/NE 5-15 mph Prec. Trace-.10"

Wednesday's sunrise: 5:33 am. Wednesday's sunset: 9:06 p.m.

Normal High: 72 Normal Low: 52

A weak disturbance will push through and could bring some showers to the region.

OUTLOOK

•Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 74 Low 55 Winds: E 5-15 mph Prec. None

•Friday: Partly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 75 Low 56 Winds: SE 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.15"

•Saturday: Partly to mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 74 Low 55 Winds: SW/NW 10-15>20 mph Prec. Trace-.20"

•Sunday: Variable clouds, chance of showers. High 72 Low 52 Winds: SW 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.10"

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