Monday, July 31, 2017

Isolated Showers/T-Storms possible late tonight-Tuesday; Warm temps continue Tuesday, cooling off mid-late week

/Issued 7:35 PM CDT, Monday, July 31, 2017/


Cold front moves through the Northland from NW-SE late tonight into Tuesday.  No severe weather is expected with this front, but a few showers or thunderstorms could develop later this evening in northern Minnesota, then spreading farther SE Tuesday morning, then into parts of northwest Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon.

Late week system still on track

(July 30, 2017) A few pics from Sunday evening's sunset at Billings Park, Superior, Wisconsin.

August climate stats for Duluth, Minnesota

Average temperature:  64.4 degrees
Warmest:  70.2 degrees set in 1930
Coldest:  57.5 degrees set in 1912

Normal precipitation:  3.70 inches
Wettest:  10.31 inches set in 1972
Driest:  0.29 inches set in 1930

Normal high on the 1st:  76 degrees
Normal high on the 31st:  71 degrees

Normal low on the 1st:  56 degrees
Normal low on the 31st:  52 degrees

Average number of days with a high temperature of at least 80 F:  7
Most:  21 days set in 1969
Fewest:  0 days set in 1977 and 1912

Astronomical data for August

Sunrise on the 1st:  5:49 AM CDT
Sunrise on the 31st:  6:27 AM CDT

Sunset on the 1st:  8:40 PM CDT
Sunset on the 31st:  7:49 PM CDT

Weather Synopsis

Another great summer day with quite a bit of sunshine and some fair weather cumulus clouds.  Highs today were mainly in the 80s.

Partly to mostly cloudy skies tonight with a few showers or thunderstorms possible later in the night mainly over western-northern areas.  Lows tonight mainly in the 60s.

One more warm day ahead on Tuesday with highs in the upper 70s to middle 80s.  A little humid as well especially in eastern Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin with dew points in the 60s.  Turning less humid across northern Minnesota.  A few showers or thunderstorms are possible Tuesday morning in northeast Minnesota and far northwest Wisconsin with any additional afternoon convection confined to southeast portions of northwest Wisconsin -- Generally along and southeast of a line from Siren to Hayward to Ashland.

Forecast for Duluth and Superior

.Tonight...  Partly cloudy.  Isolated showers or thunderstorms possible after 4 AM.  Low 63 to 68.  Wind southwest at 10 to 20 mph.

.Tuesday...  Isolated showers or thunderstorms possible mainly during the morning otherwise partly to mostly cloudy.  High 80 to 85.  Wind becoming west at 10 to 20 mph.

.Wednesday...  Cooler.  Partly to mostly cloudy.  High 65 to 70.  Wind east at 10 to 20 mph.

Normal temperatures for Tuesday

High:  76
Low:   56

Sunrise Tuesday:  5:49 AM CDT
Sunset Tuesday:   8:40 PM CDT