After several days of cool, windy and somewhat soggy weather, skies finally cleared Thursday. Here was the visible satellite loop from late Thursday as just a few clouds hung tight across the northern part of the state. Much of the Upper Midwest got back into sunshine, which looks to continue into some fashion Friday.
Charles A. Lindbergh State Park - Randy Keillor
The buzz around the Ryder cup is palpable. Folks have been flocking to Chaska by the thousands to see what some the world's greatest golfers will bring this weekend.
Minnesotans are making a big presence as our state boasts more golfers than any other state in the country. How about that.
Weather trends look good for the next 3 days. Whether you're golfing, leaf peeping or picking apples, dry weather looks to persist through early next week. The stubborn storm system that brought scattered showers and gusty winds early this week has stalled over the Ohio Valley for now. The pesky low begins wobbling north again this weekend, which will bring a few more clouds to neighborhoods near you Saturday and Sunday, though we'll continue to stay through Monday.
Most of next week looks warmer than average, but extended model runs are advertising a fairly potent storm system arriving late next week with scattered storms midweek. In the wake of the storm, a cold wind develops, which could bring another round of frost for folks up north.
1985: 4 inches of snow falls in Ely, with just a trace in the Twin Cities.
Average High/Low for Minneapolis
Average Low: 46F (Record: 26F set in 1939)
*Daylight Lost Since Summer Solstice: ~3hours and 49mins
0.3 Days After New Moon
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