Another warm day Tuesday; showers Wednesday then colder, windy Thursday

Temperatures go from above to below normal midweek

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Forecast high temperatures Tuesday
National Weather Service

Partly cloudy and warm again Tuesday with highs well into the 70s across southern Minnesota. Wednesday brings the chance of showers with a colder, windy day Thursday.

Warm again Tuesday then showers developing

Enjoy another day well into the 70s for afternoon highs across southern Minnesota after an incredibly mild start with temperatures mainly in the 50s to near 60.

Skies will be partly cloudy but showers will develop late in the day to the west and that chance of some scattered showers spreads east Wednesday ahead of a very potent cold front.

Forecast total precipitation through early Thursday will hardly be impressive, unfortunately
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

Big drop in temperatures Thursday

Behind the cold front, temperatures will drop about 20 degrees. Highs will be in the low 50s south, and 40s north with blustery north winds at 10 to 25 mph.

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Forecast high temperatures Thursday
National Weather Service

Friday will bring even colder high temperatures, mainly in the 40s statewide, setting us up for a couple of frigid and frosty nights.

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Forecast low temperatures Friday night into early Saturday
National Weather Service

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