Cool, with plenty of sun in most areas

Unusually dry

Our average Twin Cities high temperature at the end of May is 74 degrees. Most of the Twin Cities metro area will only reach the upper 60s Saturday afternoon, with highs in the 60s across much of Minnesota and western Wisconsin:

Saturday forecast highs
National Weather Service

There may be a stray 70 somewhere in the Twin Cities metro area.

Dew points will be very dry for late May, in the 30s and upper 20s:

Saturday 1 p.m. forecast dew points
National Weather Service

Rain misses us

A few showers may pass just to the southwest of Minnesota today. I’m expecting a dry Saturday across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s High Resolution Rapid-Refresh (HRRR) forecast model shows the potential rain pattern Saturday morning through Saturday evening:

Simulated radar Saturday and Saturday evening
NOAA, via

You can hear updated weather information on the MPR network, and you’ll see updated weather info on the MPR News live weather blog.

Updraft will be updated by around 9:45 a.m., with a look at Sunday and the coming week.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.

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