Cooler temperatures Sunday with a gusty NE wind near Lake Superior; A few showers possible Sunday afternoon/night

5:18 PM Saturday, August 6, 2022

Parts of northern Minnesota picked up a significant amount of rain between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning – Here are the rainfall reports for August 5-6, 2022 (thru 4 PM on the 6th)

Source: NWS Duluth, MN; MesoWest

Cotton, MN: 2.00″
Isabella, MN: 1.50″
Chisholm-Hibbing Airport: 1.28″
1.5 S Coleraine, MN: 1.21″
McGregor, MN: 1.18″
Hibbing, MN: 1.14″
7.7 S Brainerd, MN: 1.01″
7.3 N McGregor, MN: 1.00″
Brimson, MN: 1.00″
Floodwood, MN: 0.94″
Brainerd, MN: 0.79″
Aitkin, MN: 0.75″
3 E Orr, MN: 0.65″
Eveleth-Virginia, MN: 0.52″
Embarrass, MN: 0.50″
Grand Marais, MN: 0.49″
3 E Wright, MN: 0.49″
International Falls, MN: 0.41″
Moose Lake, MN: 0.41″
Littlefork, MN: 0.39″
Walker, MN: 0.26″
Duluth Sky Harbor Airport: 0.26″
Saginaw, MN: 0.22″
Duluth Airport: 0.18″
Cloquet, MN: 0.18″
Siren, WI: 0.17″
Longville, MN: 0.15″
Two Harbors, MN: 0.14″
Hinckley, MN: 0.13″
Pine River, MN: 0.11″
Barnes, WI: 0.05″
Hayward, WI: 0.02″
Solon Springs, WI: 0.02″
Ashland, WI: 0.01″


A mid-level trough will move east out of the Pacific northwest and across the upper Midwest Sunday into early Monday — This feature could bring another round of scattered showers to parts of the Northland Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning.

Goes-16 water vapor loop from Saturday, August 6, 2022.

It does look like much of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin will remain dry tonight with a higher likelihood for rain farther south from south-central Minnesota into western, central and southern Wisconsin.

Chances for scattered showers will increase in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin Sunday afternoon or Sunday night, with chances for some rain returning in Duluth and Superior especially Sunday evening/overnight.

HRRR model simulated radar forecast through 7 AM Monday.


A higher impact rainfall event remains possible tonight through Sunday night from parts of southern Minnesota into central and southern Wisconsin.

HREF model continues to highlight parts of southern Minnesota, central and southern Wisconsin for heavy rainfall with totals of 2 to 5 inches or more possible through Sunday night.

Flash flooding is possible tonight and Sunday especially in the yellow outlined area on the map below.

Thanks for reading!


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