We’re starting our Saturday with temps in the 60s in many areas. That’s a nice change; the last time that we had a Twin Cities low temperature in the 60s was June 2.
It’ll be warm this Saturday, but not as warm as recent days. Our average Twin Cities high temperature is 78 degrees this time of year. The metro area will top out in the mid to upper 80s this Saturday. Highs will be in the 80s across most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin Saturday afternoon:
There will be some 70s in north-central and northeastern Minnesota.
Saturday afternoon dew points will be in the comfortable 40s in most areas:
It’ll be breezy, with gusts of 16-23 mph this afternoon:
Forecast gusts are in knots, with 18 knots equal to 20.7 mph. Wind gusts could approach 30 mph in far northwestern Minnesota this afternoon.
Many areas could use some rain, but we’re not expecting any rain in Minnesota or western Wisconsin today. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential rain pattern for Saturday and Saturday evening:
You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:39 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.
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