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Cool temps continue but 90s might be in the offing

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It has been another cool week this week with highs generally in the low to mid 70s. Highs on Tuesday struggled to make it to 70 degrees across northern Minnesota. Morris reached only 73 degrees on Tuesday.

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I must say that Morris did reach 82 degrees on Monday along with some widely scattered rain across the area, but that was short-lived.

"Normal" highs this time of the year are usually in the low to mid 80s for the area. There is a change, however, coming our way for the weekend! On Saturday we could see highs approaching 90 degrees across the state. Portions of Southern and Western Minnesota could even see some mid to upper 90s! Wow, I don't know if I can handle that!

Have a great weekend and don't forget the suntan lotion.

WEATHER HISTORY

In 1968, 7.09" of rain fell at Mankato. Approximately 1,200 homes had slight to heavy damage. Highways 169 and 22 were blocked by mud slides.

WEATHER FACT

Rain occurs when tiny cloud droplets collide to form bigger droplets. This keeps happening until the droplet is too heavy for the air to support it and it falls to the earth.

MINNESOTA AT

A GLANCE

Moorhead...Low 61...High 76

Morris...Low 60...High 79

Twin Cities...Low 63...High 81

TODAY (Friday)

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers/t-storms. High 79 Low 60 Winds: SE 15-25 mph

Precip: .10"-.25"

Today's sunrise: 6:12 am Today's sunset: 8:42 p.m.

Normal High: 80 Normal Low: 59

A strong area of low pressure will slide through the area and we could see showers and thunderstorms for today into Saturday.

OUTLOOK

•Saturday-Variable cloudiness and warmer with a chance of showers/t-storms. High 89 Low 65 Winds: SE at 10-20 mph, Precip .10-.25"

•Sunday-Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 83 Low 64 Winds: NW at 10-15 mph, Precip: Trace-.10"

•Monday-Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers/t-storms. High 82 Low 61, Winds: WNW 10-15 Prec. Trace-.10"

•Tuesday-Partly cloudy and hot, chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 83 Low 60, Winds: SW 10-20 mph. Prec. Trace-.10"

•Wednesday-Partly cloudy, chance of showers/t-storms. High 82 Low 66 Winds: WSW 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.10".

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