Tuesday, June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016: Chilly tonight; Near normal temperatures Wednesday with highs around 70

/Issued 8:03 PM CDT, Tuesday, June 7, 2016/

Frost advisory remains in effect from 1 AM to 7 AM CDT Wednesday in parts of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin (Blue shaded area on map)  More information at the link below.  Source, Aerisweather.com; National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota.

Frost advisory:  http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=dlh&wwa=frost%20advisory

Low temperature forecast for tonight.  Source, National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota.

High temperature forecast for Wednesday.  Source, National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota.

Weather Summary for NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin
Date:  June 7, 2016

A mix of sun and clouds over the Northland today with near to slightly below average temperatures in most locations with highs in the 60s although a few locales did hit 70 degrees.  Northwest flow aloft continues today with deep low pressure still over far western Quebec Province while an upper level trough with H5 temperatures as low as -26C exits to the east over the eastern Great Lakes.  Winds today were out of the north or northwest at 10 to 20 mph.

Forecast Discussion for NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin

Confidence:  High.

Tonight:  Mostly clear and chilly.  Areas of frost possible after Midnight for inland locations away from Lake Superior.  Lows will be in the 30s and 40s with north or east winds at around 4 to 12 mph.

Wednesday:  High pressure which will build into the Upper Midwest tonight will move off to the east on Wednesday -- A warm air advection pattern will develop especially by Wednesday night, this setup could lead to a few showers tomorrow night in portions of the Northland.  Highs will be in the 60s and 70s with lows mainly in the 50s.  Winds will be out of the south, southwest or east at 5 to 15 mph.

Extended Forecast

Confidence:  Medium.

A warm front will extend southeast into western, central and southern Minnesota late this week, this boundary will then move toward the south as a cold front on Friday with strong high pressure then building south into Ontario Province this weekend -- Scattered showers or thunderstorms will be possible at times on Thursday and Friday and it will also be turning warmer and more humid away from Lake Superior with the peak of the warmth and humidity occurring on Friday the way it looks now.

Daytime highs will be in the 70s and 80s on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a few spots possibly around 90 degrees on Friday.  Dew points are expected to climb into the 60s and lower 70s late this week before a less humid airmass returns on Saturday.

Near Lake Superior:  Much cooler temperatures with highs in the 40s and 50s on Thursday and Friday, and again on Sunday and Monday.  Temperatures could climb into the 70s on Saturday at least for a few hours as winds could possibly switch from the east to the northwest for a short period of time.

Normal temperatures for June 8th at Duluth, Minnesota

High:  69
Low:   47

Sunrise Wednesday:  5:15 AM CDT
Sunset Wednesday:   9:01 PM CDT