Another hot summer day Wednesday
Wednesday brings another day with peaks more typical of July than late September, but clouds and rain are starting to come in from the west, foreshadowing cooler weather.
Ahead of the same warm front that kept Minnesota warm on Tuesday, the state is having a very mild start to late September. Other than a few 40s in the Arrowhead, most of Minnesota begins Wednesday in the 1950s, with many 60s to the south and west.
Highs also remain 10 to 20 degrees above average, with 80 degrees expected for most of Minnesota.
For eastern Minnesota, temperatures will be a few degrees warmer than Tuesday, but along the state’s western edge, temperatures will likely be a few degrees cooler. This is because clouds increase during the day, particularly along the western edge of the state, as the next weather system approaches from the west. A few showers are also possible in this area at the end of the evening.
The rainy pattern returns for all of Minnesota by Thursday, paving the way for temperatures that become noticeably cooler by the weekend.
This forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.
You can hear my weather updates live on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:48 a.m. Monday through Friday morning.
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