A few showers tonight and Thursday

Widely scattered showers will continue to move quickly SE across parts of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin this evening, but shower coverage should diminish around sunset.

Rainfall Reports from around the Northland from Tuesday through Wednesday morning, June 9-10, 2020.

Source: https://www.weather.gov/dlh/; https://mesowest.utah.edu

2 S La Prairie, MN: 4.00″

Butternut, WI: 4.00″

Brainerd, MN: 3.50″

Mercer, WI: 3.50″

3 W Bayfield, WI: 3.00″

2 E Grand Rapids, MN: 2.69″

Baxter, MN: 2.00″

1 SSE Grand Rapids, MN: 1.79″

Effie, MN: 1.50″

5 E Hibbing, MN: 1.43″

Gile, WI: 1.36″

Winter, WI: 1.20″

3 E Wright, MN: 1.17″

Coleraine, MN: 0.93″

Floodwood, MN: 0.85″

Cook, MN: 0.82″

2 E Celina, MN: 0.81″

Keewatin, MN: 0.77″

Orr, MN: 0.77″

Saginaw, MN: 0.75″

Grand Marais, MN: 0.65″

Aitkin, MN: 0.52″

Hayward, WI: 0.50″

5 W Washburn, WI: 0.50″

Ashland, WI: 0.50″

Trego, WI: 0.50″

Sarona, WI: 0.49″

7 W Hovland, MN: 0.43″

Cotton, MN: 0.30″

International Falls, MN: 0.24″

Solon Springs, WI: 0.17″

Minong, WI: 0.16″

Duluth Airport: 0.04″

Heaviest rains last night were west and east of Duluth, while here in Duluth only real light amounts of rain, generally <0.05″.

There is a chance for a few showers or thunderstorms in parts of the Northland mainly Thursday afternoon into early Thursday evening. No severe weather is expected on Thursday, but brief downpours and occasional lightning is possible in any thunderstorm, and there is also a chance for some small hail and gusty winds in the strongest storms.

Simulated radar forecast valid from 7 AM Thursday to 10 PM Thursday.

Source: 18z NAM 3km model 6.10.2020; https://weathermodels.com

Our friends up north in Canada may see some snow or a mixture of precipitation from late tonight into Thursday afternoon. A few flakes possible north of Thunder Bay Ontario and just north of Lake Superior on Thursday!

Source: 12z European computer model 6.10.2020; https://weathermodels.com

Certainly is enough cold air for some frozen precipitation north of the border tonight and Thursday, but this cold air mass will move east, and will not affect the Northland.

Significant River Flooding occurring in red, and is possible in yellow.

Source: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov

What’s left of Tropical Storm Cristobal continues to lift rapidly NE across Ontario Canada today.

Source: Goes-16 water vapor loop 6.10.2020; https://weather.cod.edu

The Northland is now under cyclonic flow to the SW of a strong area of low pressure off to our northeast, result from this is for widespread cumulus clouds and passing showers along with gusty northwesterly winds.

Source: Goes-16 visible satellite loop 6.10.2020

Thanks for reading!

Tim

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