After a stormy start, Monday turns sunny

Cooler, less humid weather returns

Following severe weather Sunday night and early Monday, skies clear across Minnesota through the day, and temperatures return to slightly below average.

Monday’s forecast

A cold font moving across the state brought widespread severe weather Sunday and through the overnight. As of 7 a.m. Monday, the front is clearing out of southeastern Minnesota, taking the severe weather risk along with it. 

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6:38 a.m. Monday radar
National Weather Service

There is another disturbance clipping southwestern Minnesota with showers and occasional storms, but most of that area will stay south of the state, only bringing isolated activity along the Iowa border during the day. 

Behind the cold front, skies are clearing, and most of the state sees sunshine throughout the day, although southern Minnesota keeps a few more clouds, especially during the morning.

Cooler, drier air is also filtering across the state. In fact, parts of north Minnesota even saw a few 40s Monday morning. Highs will be in the 70s and low 80s, and the humidity stays noticeably lower.

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Monday high temperatures
National Weather Service

Storm chances return on Wednesday. That extended forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.  

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:48 a.m. Monday through Friday morning.

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