“If you don’t like the weather in Minnesota, just wait 15 minutes.” -Anonomyous
Or maybe 15 hours.
Either way get ready for changeable skies over Minnesota the next few days. An undulating jet stream races overhead into next week. Up first, Thursday’s low pressure wave brings another shot of showers to eastern Minnesota with heavier rains focusing on Wisconsin.
The weather maps look like October. Late October. By Friday, you’ll feel the bite of brisk northwest winds as an unseasonably cold air mass rushes in from Canada. Check out the surface maps over the next 48 hours as a tightening low pressure system heads for James Bay. Those tightly packed lines over Minnesota Friday mean gusty northwest winds behind the departing low.
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The last weekend in September is traditionally one of the best for ripening fall colors in northern and central Minnesota. This year looks no different as colors explode in northern Minnesota this weekend. This year abundant spring and early summer rainfall, and warm dry late summer weather may be setting the stage for one of the finest Read more →