Tonight we will have patchy fog and temperatures remaining steady near 60°. We also have showers and storms off to the west in central Minnesota, where flash flood watches have been issued. As we head into the overnight hours and into the early morning, these showers and embedded thunderstorms will arrive here at the Twin Ports. Since we are in a warm and moist air mass, there is plenty of rain that can fall with this system. 1-2 inches is likely across the Northland through Monday, with the higher amounts centered on the Arrowhead and Northwest Wisconsin region.
This rain will continue through the morning hours tomorrow and will likely become more widespread. After the cold front passes through in the afternoon, there may be a slight break in precipitation and the sun may peak out through the overcast skies, but don’t be fooled. Another round of widespread showers returns during the evening and into the overnight hours. Temperatures will be warmer due to the warm front passage, flirting with 70°. It will also be another windy day as well, with winds out of the west 10-15mph and gusts up to 20mph.
Showers continue to linger into Monday morning at the Twin Ports. Wrap around showers from the low pressure exiting to the east will mainly fall on the Arrowhead and north central Wisconsin. These areas will receive up to 2 inches of rain in total from this system. High temperatures will be cooler as winds will be pulling in cool Canadian air. 59° for your high temperature in Duluth, with the rest of the Northland in the upper 50’s as well. Winds will not be letting up either, in fact, they will be picking up! Winds will be sustained 15-20mph with gusts from 30-40mph at times. So we will have a very cool, windy and somewhat wet start to the work week.
Tuesday the low moves further to the east. Most of the Northland will be dry and cool. Showers may linger on the Arrowhead in the morning, but will shift off to the east as the day progresses. Cloud cover will remain to start the day off, but as we head into the afternoon, clouds will be decreasing. High temperatures will be in the upper 50’s to low 60’s, with overnight lows flirting with the mid 30’s on the Iron Range. Overnight lows near the lake should remain in the mid to low 40’s.
Wednesday the high pressure system takes over and clears our skies and warms us up. Temperatures will be in the mid 60’s, with a calm lake breeze and sunshine for our mid-week. Now these dry, sunny and unseasonably warm conditions will last through the rest of the week as well as into the weekend!