A classic last weekend of September

Patchy frost in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin Saturday morning. Much warmer by Sunday afternoon.

Forecast minimum temps Saturday
Forecast minimum temps Saturday for northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin
Duluth National Weather Service

It’s a classic last weekend of September across Minnesota.

Crisp start Saturday

Saturday morning starts crisp and cool. Lows will be in the 40s across most of Minnesota early Saturday. But a few locations will dip into the upper 30s.

Forecast minimum temps Saturday morning.
Forecast minimum temps Saturday morning.
NOAA

Highs Saturday will be in the 60s across most of Minnesota.

Forecast high temperatures Saturday
Forecast high temperatures Saturday.
NOAA

Breezy Saturday afternoon

If you’re heading out on the lakes this weekend, Saturday afternoon looks like the breeziest time. Winds from the west will blow between 10 and 20 mph, but remember gusts are usually higher on large bodies of open water.

Forecast winds Saturday
Forecast winds for 2 p.m. Saturday
NOAA

Sunday brings lighter winds, more sunshine, and the warmer day of the weekend.

Forecast high temperatures Sunday
Forecast high temperatures Sunday.
NOAA

Warmth continues into early October?

The forecast maps suggest warmer than average temperatures will linger into early October. NOAA’s eight to 14-day outlook paints a big red bull’s eye favoring warmth over Minnesota and much of the U.S.

NOAA 8 to 14-day temperature outlook
NOAA eight to 14-day temperature outlook
NOAA

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