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Slight chances for shower/t-storm begin Tonight and will last for the next several days. Warm temps with increasing humidity!

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Issued at 3:51 PM CDT, Saturday, June 30th, 2012

...Latest Flood Information as of Saturday Afternoon...

Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

*Flood Warning* Until 5:30 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Southeast Cass, MN
Crow Wing, MN

Some locations that will experience flooding include:  Brainerd...Crosby...Crosslake...Cuyuna...Deerwood...Emily...Fort Ripley...Little Pine...Mission...Pine Center...Riverton...Shephard...Trommald...and Woodrow.

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Southeast Itasca, MN
Aitkin, MN

Some locations that will experience flooding include:  Grand Rapids...Aitkin...Jacobson...Kimberly...La Prairie...Libby...McGregor...Palisade...Pine Knoll...Swan River...Swatara...and Tamarack.

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River near Aitkin affecting Aitkin County.

*At 3:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 18.5 feet.
*Major flood stage is 18.0 feet.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

*Major floodin…

Dry in Duluth Tonight and Saturday, more 80s Tomorrow.

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Issued at 3:48 PM CDT, Friday, June 29th, 2012

Tonight:  Slight chance for a shower/t-storm far Southern areas.
Saturday:  Warm, still not too humid.  A few showers/t-storms?
Sunday:  Warm, a little more humid.  A few showers/t-storms?

...Latest Flood Information As of Friday Afternoon...

Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Aitkin, MN
Southeast Itasca, MN
Southwest St. Louis, MN

Some locations that will experience flooding include:  Grand Rapids...Aitkin...Jacobson...Kimberly...La Prairie...Libby...McGregor...Palisade...Pine Knoll...Swan River...Swatara...and Tamarack.

*Flood Warning* Until 5:30 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Crow Wing, MN
Southeast Cass, MN

Some locations that will experience flooding include:  Brainerd...Crosby...Cross Lake...Cuyuna...Deerwood...Emily...Fort Ripley...Little Pine...Misson...Pine Center...Riverton...Trommald...and Woodrow.

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in…

Lots of weather tidbits and a satellite image showing the smoke plume that affected parts of Minnesota Today. More 80s ahead for Duluth.

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Issued at 6:53 PM CDT, Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Tonight:  Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures.
Friday:  Warm, comfortable humidity levels, no rain.
Saturday:  Continued warm and mostly dry.

Weather Tidbits:

*Today marks the 5th day so far this month with a high temperature of at least 80F at the Duluth Airport.  Were now up to 8 days at or above 80F in 2012.  In 2011, thru June 30th...We only had 1 day with a high temperature of at least 80F.

*Several Meso-net stations in the Mankato, MN area reached 100F on Wednesday (Paul Douglas. St. Cloud Times)  A few other hot temperatures from Wednesday include, 99F at New Ulm; and 97F at St. James, Minnesota.

*Hill City, Kansas reached 115F on Wednesday for the 2nd day in a row.  Wednesday also marked the 5th consecutive day with a maximum temperature of at least 110F.  (Paul Douglas. St. Cloud Times)


*187 high temperature records in the U.S. from June 27th thru the Afternoon hours of June 28th.  (HAMweather)

*Chicago O'Hare reached 100F …

*Flood Warning dropped for the St. Louis River at Scanlon, Minnesota* Latest flood update as of Thursday PM

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Issued at 3:30 PM CDT, Thursday, June 28th, 2012

...Latest Flood Information as of Thursday Afternoon...

Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

*Flood Warning* Until 5:30 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Crow Wing, MN
Southeast Cass, MN

*Some locations that will experience flooding include:

Brainerd...Crosby...Cross Lake...Cuyuna...Deerwood...Emily...Fort Ripley...Little Pine...Mission...Pine Center...Riverton...Trommald...and Woodrow.

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 AM CDT Sunday for the following Counties:

Aitkin, MN
Southeast Itasca, MN
Southwest St. Louis, MN

*Some locations that will experience flooding include:

Grand Rapids...Aitkin...Jacobson...Kimberly...La Prairie...Libby...McGregor...Palisade...Pine Knoll...Swan River...Swatara...and Tamarack...

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River near Aitkin affecting Aitkin County.

*At 2:00 PM CDT Thursday the stage was 18.6 feet.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

*Major flooding is occurring an…

80s in Duluth through Friday. Just a small chance for showers/t-storms Tonight.

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Issued at 4:29 PM CDT, Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Tonight:  Warm/muggy.  Spotty showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday:  Warm, less humid with no rain.
Friday:  Continued warm and not too humid.

Weather Tidbits:
Source:Paul Douglas.  St. Cloud Times

*105F at Denver, Colorado on Tuesday.  2nd day in a row with a high of 105F.  This ties the all time record high temperature.

*111F at Miles City, Montana on Tuesday.  Hottest temperature ever recorded.

*101F at Colorado Springs, Colorado on Tuesday.  Hottest temperature ever recorded.

The heat is on across the Central Plains, here's some of the warmer temperatures as of 4 PM Today.


-A plot of surface temps and dewpoints from the North Central U.S. as of 5 PM Today.  Source:  PSU e-WALL site.

























Iowa:

Le Mars:  100F
Shenandoah:  102F

Nebraska:

Mc Cook:  107F
Grand Island:  102F
York:  103F
Norfolk:  102F
Lincoln:  102F

Kansas:

Goodland:  105F
Hill City:  115F
Hays:  111F
Russell:  113F
Salina:  109F

Today's Weather Summary for Northeast Minnesota…

St. Louis River at Scanlon continues to fall. Down from 12.1' This Morning to 11.5' late This Afternoon.

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Issued at 4:10 PM CDT, Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

...Latest flood information as of Wednesday Afternoon...

Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

*Flood Warning* Until 10:30 PM CDT Friday for the following County:

South Central St. Louis, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 PM CDT Thursday for the following Counties:

Southern St. Louis, MN
Southeast Itasca, MN
Aitkin, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 5:30 PM CDT Thursday for the following Counties:

Crow Wing, MN
Southeast Cass, MN

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the St. Louis River at Scanlon affecting Carlton County.

*At 3:30 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 11.5 feet.
*Flood stage is 10.5 feet.

*Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

*The river will continue to fall below flood stage by early Friday Morning.

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River near Aitkin affecting Aitkin County.

*At 3:00 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 18.6 feet.
*Flood stage is 12.0 feet…

Warm temperatures through Friday. Very muggy on Wednesday. Slight thunder chance Wednesday Night.

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Issued at 8:33 PM CDT, Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Tonight:  Clear to partly cloudy with mild temperatures.
Wednesday:  Muggy and warm.  Some sunshine.
Thursday:  Still warm, but with lower humidity.


-The big weather story Today outside of the blazing heat has been taking place to our northwest where an outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes have occurred This Afternoon/Evening in parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba Province.  Here's a water vapor satellite loop, notice the blobs of bright white clouds that blow up in Saskatchewan Province.



















Weather Tidbits:

*State of Emergency for the Counties of Douglas, Bayfield, and Ashland in Northwest Wisconsin due to last week's flood per Governor Scott Walker.  Source:  Fox 21 news.

Today's Weather Summary for Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin

Another very nice early summer day in the Northland with partly to mostly sunny skies.  Highs were in the middle 70s to lower 80s with mid 60s at the Duluth Harbor.  Dewpoints were ma…

*Tuesday PM Flood Update*

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Issued at 4:55 PM CDT, Tuesday, June 26th, 2012


*NWS watch/warning map.

Green=Flood Warning

















...Latest flood information as of late Tuesday Afternoon...

Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota.

*Flood Warning* Until 10:30 PM CDT Friday for the following County:

South Central St. Louis, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 PM CDT Thursday for the following Counties:

Aitkin, MN
Southeast Itasca, MN
Southern St. Louis, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 5:30 PM CDT Thursday for the following Counties:

Crow Wing, MN
Southeast Cass, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 5:00 PM CDT Thursday for the following Counties:

Central Pine, MN
South Central Carlton, MN
West Central Burnett, WI

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the St. Louis River at Scanlon affecting Carlton County.

*At 3:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 13.0 feet.

*Major flood stage is 13.0 feet.
*Flood stage is 10.5 feet.

*Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.

*The river will continue to fall below flood stage by la…

21 days so far this month at or above 70F in Duluth. June 2011 had 13 days. It's a mild forecast, lots of humidity on Wednesday. Latest flood info.

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Issued at 3:32 PM CDT, Monday, June 25th, 2012

Tonight:  Mostly clear with pleasantly cool temperatures.
Tuesday:  Sunshine, dry, and mild.
Wednesday:  Tropical humidity, some sun, and warm temperatures.

-12z NAM dewpoint forecast for Wednesday, June 27th, 2012.  Dark green colors=soupy! Dewpoints of 65-75 degrees are expected in much of Minnesota and Wisconsin on Wednesday.

















...Latest flood information as of late Monday Afternoon...
Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

*Flood Warning* Until 5:00 PM CDT Tuesday for the following Counties:

Central Pine, MN
Southwest Burnett, WI
West Central Burnett, WI

*Flood Warning* Until 6:00 PM CDT Tuesday for the following Counties:

Aitkin, MN
Southeast Itasca, MN
Southern St. Louis, MN

*Flood Warning* Until 10:30 PM CDT Monday for the following County:

South Central St. Louis

*Flood Warning* Until 12:00 AM CDT Tuesday for the following Counties:

Crow Wing, MN
Southeast Cass, MN

*Flood Warning*

A flood warning remains in effect for the St. Lou…

8.41" of rain at the Duluth Airport last week, incredible! A much calmer week ahead, dewpoints push toward 70F on Wednesday. Flood Warnings remain in effect in parts of the Northland.

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Issued at 8:21 PM CDT, Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Tonight:  Mostly clear and comfortably cool.
Monday:  Sunshine with mild temperatures.
Tuesday:  More sun and warmth.

High temperature report for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

June 17-23:

June 17th:  76F/5 degrees above normal.
June 18th:  79F/7 degrees above normal.
June 19th:  67F/5 degrees below normal.
June 20th:  72F/normal.
June 21st:  72F/normal.
June 22nd:  77F/4 degrees above normal.
June 23rd:  71F/2 degrees below normal.


Low temperature report for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

June 17-23:

June 17th:  52F/2 degrees above normal.
June 18th:  59F/9 degrees above normal.
June 19th:  58F/8 degrees above normal.
June 20th:  58F/7 degrees above normal.
June 21st:  56F/5 degrees above normal.
June 22nd:  53F/2 degrees above normal.
June 23rd:  52F/normal.

-Temperatures last week in Duluth were around 2 degrees above average.

























Note:  8.41" of rain fell from June 17-23, 2012.  Normal rainfall during that period is 1.06".  …