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Improving forecast; 60s ahead this weekend

Drier pattern unfolding

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Greeting from beautiful — but drizzly — Duluth.

Lake Superior
Lake Superior
Lake Superior Maritime Museum

This is stop number two on the MPR Connects weather road trip this week. Events are free but registration is required.

MPR Connects! 2019
MPR Connects! 2019
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Thanks to a great “high weather IQ” crowd in Rochester, Minn., last night.

Drier forecast

Our Tuesday shower maker pulls out of Minnesota overnight. Wednesday looks dry, but clouds will linger across much of Minnesota. The sun returns Thursday, and temperatures recover into the weekend as highs return to the 60s.

Temperature forecast for Minneapolis
Temperature forecast for Minneapolis
NOAA via Weather Bell

The dry spell into the weekend is a welcome one for farmers who are still trying to get into many fields for harvest. Rain returns to the forecast by Sunday night.