July flashback ahead: We're not done with 80s just yet

Sunny and cool Saturday. Warming trend begins Sunday.

Forecast high temperatures Wednesday
Forecast high temperatures Wednesday.
NOAA

September will close on summery notes across Minnesota.

Our Friday cool front delivered on a band of passing showers. Temperatures hovered in the 50s to 60s around Minnesota Friday afternoon.

Temperatures Friday afternoon
Temperatures Friday afternoon.
Oklahoma Mesonet

The cool air mass lingers into Saturday across Minnesota. We’ll enjoy plenty of sunshine Saturday, but highs will hover in the 60s across most of Minnesota with a few 70s in the south and west.

Forecast high temperatures Saturday
Forecast high temperatures Saturday.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Our warming trend begins Sunday with highs in the 70s across much of the state, with a few spots touching 80 degrees in southwestern Minnesota.

Forecast high temperatures Sunday
Forecast high temperatures Sunday.
NOAA

Our warm, sunny, and dry forecast lingers most of next week.

80s again next week

September goes out on summer-like notes this year. Southerly wind flow sets up once again next week. Highs will push the 80-degree mark in the Twin Cities through western Minnesota again by Monday.

Forecast high temperatures Monday
Forecast high temperatures Monday.
NOAA

The warmth builds Tuesday and Wednesday, with 80s across most of Minnesota and upper 70s up north. Wednesday’s high-temperature forecast map looks far more July than almost October.

Forecast high temperatures Wednesday
Forecast high temperatures Wednesday.
NOAA

Today’s medium-range forecast models suggest 80s may linger into early October this year.

Stay tuned.

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