Winds top 40 mph for parts of Minnesota Tuesday

Temperatures remain a couple degrees above average

Low pressure moving towards Minnesota is causing gusty winds and funneling in slightly milder than average weather for late October.

Tuesday’s forecast

Ahead of a storm that brings rain back to Minnesota Wednesday, winds are already increasing across the state Tuesday. Winds from the southeast will gust over 25 mph for most of eastern Minnesota.

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Tuesday wind forecast
National Weather Service

The western edge of the state is likely to see wind gusts top 40 mph, putting most of that area under a wind advisory from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The warm wind flow already has morning temperatures slightly above average despite mostly clear skies overnight. Parts of the Arrowhead are starting in the 20s, but otherwise, morning lows are in the 30s and 40s.

Highs are also forecast to run a couple degrees above average with most of the state in the 50s.

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Tuesday high temperatures
National Weather Service

This will be under partly cloudy skies south, and a mix of clouds and sun north.

More clouds move into western Minnesota late Tuesday, with showers spreading throughout the state overnight.
That wet Wednesday forecast and your Halloween outlook will be updated around 9 a.m.

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