/Issued 4:01 PM CDT, Tuesday, August 13, 2013/
*6 to 10 day temperature outlook valid August 19-23, 2013. Warmer times ahead? Much of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest are forecast to have warmer than average temperatures from the 19th-23rd. (Source, Climate Prediction Center)
Today’s Weather Summary for Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin
High pressure stretches from Manitoba to the Upper Midwest Today. Partly to mostly cloudy skies were common over our area with highs in the 60s and 70s. Winds were from the north or east at 5 to around 20 mph.
Low temperature report for August 13, 2013
Source: National Weather Service Duluth, MN
Hibbing, MN: 39F
Silver Bay, MN: 37F
Cook, MN: 39F
Crane Lake, MN: 39F
Eveleth, MN: 37F
Longville, MN: 34F
Bigfork, MN: 36F
Embarrass, MN: 38F
Togo, MN: 37F
3 E of Orr, MN: 38F
Short Term Forecast – Confidence: High.
Tonight through Wednesday Night (August 13-14)
High pressure stays in control of our weather resulting in some clouds/blue sky and pleasant late summer temperatures, although the nights will be a tad chilly especially away from Lake Superior. Lows Tonight and Tomorrow Night will be in the 40s and 50s with some 30s likely in the traditional cold spots. Highs Tomorrow will mainly be in the 70s. North, west or east winds are forecast at 5 to 15 mph.
Extended Forecast – Confidence: High.
Thursday through Saturday (August 15-17)
A few showers or thunderstorms might return to the Northland sometime Friday/Saturday, although I wouldn’t count on that happening just yet. High temperatures will be in the 70s and 80s Thursday-Saturday with lows Thursday Night and Friday Night mainly in the 50s to around 60 degrees.
Long Range Forecast – Confidence: High.
A few showers or thunderstorms are possible at times through this period with near to above average temperatures across Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin.
5 DAY FORECAST FOR DULUTH/SUPERIOR
.Tonight… Becoming partly cloudy. Low 45 to 50. Wind north to northeast at 5 to 15 mph.
.Wednesday… Partly cloudy. High 70 to 75. Wind northwest at 10 to 15 mph.
.Wednesday Night… Partly cloudy. Low 45 to 50. Wind light.
.Thursday… Partly cloudy. High 72 to 77.
.Thursday Night… Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 50 to 55.
.Friday… Partly sunny. High 71 to 76.
.Friday Night… Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 55 to 60.
.Saturday… Partly sunny. High 73 to 78.
Normal temperatures for Today
Sunrise Wednesday: 6:05 AM CDT
Sunset Wednesday: 8:20 PM CDT