Warmer and mostly sunny for Thursday

Northern Minnesota sees light snow in the morning

Thursday brings another day of mild temperatures and widespread sunshine.

Thursday’s forecast

The state is starting off above average again for a late February morning, with temperatures in the teens and 20s.

There is also some spotty, light snow along the northern edge of Minnesota to start the day, that may linger through early afternoon.  However, places that get any of the snow will mostly only see a dusting.

Otherwise, skies clear through the morning, bringing widespread sunshine by afternoon, although mostly cloudy skies stick around for the Arrowhead.   

Winds switch more southerly during the day, and that combination of sunshine and warm winds brings most of Minnesota back into the 30s for highs, with a few 40s south.

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Thursday high temperatures
National Weather Service

The southerly winds become breezy by late Thursday, and Friday will be windy and even a little warmer. 

That extended forecast, including a weekend cool-down, 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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