Showers possible Wednesday; cooler-than-normal conditions set in

Temperatures will continue to cool into Thursday

6-10 day
6-10 day temperature outlook
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center

Highs will range from the 40s to the low 60s Wednesday with scattered showers possible. Thursday will be cooler with highs in the 40s and low 50s. Temperatures stay below normal into next week.

Wednesday’s a day of transition

High temperatures Wednesday will be nearly 20 degrees colder than Tuesday with highs mainly ranging from the upper 40s in northern Minnesota to low 60s in southern Minnesota.

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Forecast high temperatures Wednesday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

We’ll have gusty west and northwest winds ushering in the colder air for the next few days.

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Forecast wind gusts Wednesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

With lingering moisture and warmth in the lower atmosphere, we’ll see scattered instability showers develop midday into the afternoon Wednesday as the middle layers of the atmosphere rapidly cool.

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Forecast precipitation 9 a.m. through 9 p.m. Wednesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Some frosty, freezing nights ahead

High temperatures Thursday will be even cooler, mainly in the 40s to low 50s. Expect similar readings into next week.

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Forecast high temperatures Thursday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

The chilly days will set up for frosty and freezing nights. Thursday night will see temperatures drop to or below freezing nearly statewide.

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Forecast low temperatures Thursday night into early Friday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Temperatures will dip even a bit more early next week with highs only in the 40s and 30s, making for our coldest night yet Monday night.

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Forecast low temperatures Monday night into early Tuesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

There are indications of 60s, maybe even 70 returning by the end of next week, or in the days before October ends.

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