Gray Saturday with scattered showers; brighter Sunday

Updated with expanded dense fog advisory at 742 a.m.:

Updated dense fog advisory until 9 a.m.
Updated dense fog advisory until 9 a.m.
National Weather Service

Friday felt like autumn with cool temperatures and scattered light rain. MSP airport measured just eight hundredths of an inch of rain while St. Cloud measured just over six tenths of an inch.

Saturday will start out with a dense fog advisory for parts of west central Minnesota until 9 a.m. Visibilities have dropped down to or below a quarter of a mile in much of that area.

Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m.
Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m.
National Weather Service

The rest of Saturday will bring milder temperatures and some breaks in the clouds. Scattered showers will grow over mainly eastern Minnesota in the afternoon and spread into Wisconsin.

Forecast weather map for Saturday
Forecast weather map for Saturday
NOAA Weather Prediction Center

High temperatures will be in the upper 50s in northeastern Minnesota and 60s across most of the state. The Twin Cities should have a high around 66 with a south wind becoming westerly around 10 mph.

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Windy Sunday

Sunday will bring more sunshine but also much more wind.  A few showers might linger over the Arrowhead. High temperatures will be in the upper 50s in the northeast and 60s for the rest of the state. The Twin Cities should hit about 68. Winds in open areas will gust into the 30-40 mph range.

Quiet week coming

Next week looks dry. Seasonable temperatures on Monday will cool for Tuesday and Wednesday. Then a warming trend will come our way for Friday and next weekend.

Forecast highs Friday
Forecast highs Friday
NOAA Weather Prediction Center