Brighter and warmer Friday with showers overnight

Sunshine breaks back out Saturday

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Forecast highs Friday
National Weather Service

We’ll have a lot more sunshine Friday and temperatures will be warmer as a result. The next round of showers moves through mainly overnight with sun returning Saturday.

Sunny Friday; more showers Friday night 

After a couple of unsettled days we’ll see abundant sunshine Friday much of the day. Clouds will increase west ahead of the next disturbance into the overnight but we’ll see sun return for Saturday again.

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Forecast cloud cover 7 a.m. Friday through 6 p.m. Saturday
College of DuPage weather lab

Highs Friday will be warmer thanks to more sun. Southern Minnesota will see highs in the mid to upper 70s with highs near 70 north.

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Forecast highs Friday
National Weather Service

Our next upper-level disturbance will bring mainly overnight showers to the state Friday night. Rainfall amounts should generally be light, less than one-half inch, although there will be some localized heavier amounts. 

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Forecast precipitation 3 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Saturday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

That system will largely move out by Saturday morning making for a nice day. Sunday will be pleasant as well.

wknd highs
Forecast highs Saturday and Sunday
National Weather Service

Warming trend next week

The next round of showers develops Tuesday then things could be heating up late next week. The models have been struggling with how quickly and to what extent to bring the western heat dome into the central United States next week.

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Upper level atmospheric pattern Friday through next Sunday (June 15)
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Regardless of how hot and for how long, the temperatures look likely to trend warmer next week. Both the six to 10-day and eight to 14-day outlooks call for likely above normal temperatures.

6-10 day and 8-14 day
6-10 day and 8-14 day temperature outlooks
NOAA Climate Prediction Center

Normal highs next week range from 73 degrees in International Falls to close to 80 for southern Minnesota.

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