/Issued 5:34 PM CST, Monday, November 27, 2017/
Very warm temperatures over a large portion of the U.S. today. Even here in the Northland temperatures today were above average ranging from the lower 50s at Brainerd, Hinckley and Siren to the 40s from International Falls to Moose Lake to Ashland. Mid to upper 30s were found in northeast Minnesota, but even this is above average for late November.
Colored circles on the map represent stations that broke, tied or were within 3 degrees of the record high temperature for November 27, 2017.
Note: A top 10 least snowiest November on record for some cities in the northern Plains and upper Midwest. Listed below are snowfall totals for November 2017, through the 27th; The second number is the average snowfall for November.
Marquette, Michigan: 16.1 inches (Normal: 24.4 inches)
International Falls, Minnesota: 11.9 inches (Normal: 13.7 inches)
Duluth, Minnesota: 10.5 inches (Normal: 13.7 inches)
St. Cloud, Minnesota: 5.7 inches (Normal: 8.4 inches)
Fargo, North Dakota: 3.3 inches (Normal: 7.9 inches)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin: 1.4 inches (Normal: 5.9 inches)
Rochester, Minnesota: 0.7 inches (Normal: 6.1 inches) Tied with 1998, 1980 and 1958 for 9th least snowiest November on record.
Twin Cities, Minnesota: 0.6 inches (Normal: 9.3 inches) Tied with 1913 for 7th least snowiest November on record.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: 0.2 inches (Normal: 7.4 inches) Tied with 1933, 1908 and 1902 for 4th least snowiest November on record.
Strong low pressure will track E/NE out of central Manitoba Province through Tuesday. A cold front will move through the Northland tonight with cold air advection occurring on Tuesday as 850mb temperatures fall to -5 to -10C by late Tuesday afternoon.
Mild temperatures for tonight with lows in the 30s (Normal lows are in the teens in late November) Highs Tuesday still mild although cooler compared to Monday with temperatures ranging from the lower 30s in far northern Minnesota to the 40s in east central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
It will be breezy at times with south winds this evening shifting to the west/southwest later tonight and Tuesday, wind gusts of 20-30 mph are possible over parts of the Northland.
There could be a little bit of rain or snow in parts of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin Wednesday night-Thursday morning thanks to another low pressure system that’ll move quickly through the region. No significant accumulation of rain or snow is expected though.
Forecast for Duluth and Superior
.Tonight… Partly to mostly cloudy. Breezy. Low 32 to 37. Wind southeast at 10 to 20 mph becoming southwest late at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
.Tuesday… Breezy. Partly to mostly cloudy. High 37 to 42. Wind west at 15 to 25 mph.
.Wednesday… Partly to mostly cloudy. High 30 to 35. Wind south to southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Normal temperatures for Tuesday
Sunrise Tuesday: 7:30 AM CST
Sunset Tuesday: 4:24 PM CST