Below-normal temperatures Monday and Tuesday

A second cool front brings chance for showers Monday into Tuesday

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Forecast temperature anomalies (departure from normal) Monday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

Cool air is in place with a second reinforcing shot of cool air touching off spotty showers north Monday and south Tuesday. Temperatures will rebound to above-normal levels late in the week.

Cool front brings spotty showers, cool temps

Monday will see below-normal high temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s north and low 70s in southern Minnesota. Normal highs range from the upper 60s in far northern Minnesota to mid-70s south.

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Forecast highs Monday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Another cool front will touch off spotty showers late in the day in northern Minnesota with increased cloud cover. That chance of spotty showers then moves south Tuesday.

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Forecast precipitation 7 a.m. Monday through 7 p.m. Tuesday
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, via Pivotal Weather

Tuesday’s highs will be only in the 50s and 60s, even several degrees more below normal.

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Forecast temperature anomalies (departure from normal) Tuesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

With clearing skies Tuesday night, the stage is set for the coolest overnight Tuesday night into early Wednesday of this season potentially. We’ll have widespread 30s and patchy frost north and potentially the first 40s in the Twin Cities urban core.

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Forecast lows Tuesday night into early Wednesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

We’re then in for a sunny stretch of days Wednesday into the weekend overall with temperatures modifying to above-normal readings again late week.