Temps rebound Sunday afternoon

Rain holds off until late Sunday night

Our average Twin Cities high temperature is 74 degrees this time of year. Metro area highs are expected to reach the mid 70s on Sunday, and we’ll share 70s with most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin:

Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Some spots along the North Shore of Lake Superior may top out in the upper 60s.

Winds will be light this morning in most areas, but they’ll become gusty in western Minnesota this afternoon. Here are 1 p.m. CDT wind gusts:

Sunday 1 p.m. forecast wind gusts
National Weather Service

Plotted values are in knots, with 8 knots equal to about 9 mph.

Rain chances

Southwestern Minnesota could see some scattered light rain showers today, but it’ll be dry in most areas. Scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm could develop in Minnesota and western Wisconsin late Sunday night and continue into Monday morning.

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

Simulated radar late Sunday night through Monday morning
NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

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 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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