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Northland Outdoors Forecast: Showers move through the region Saturday

Highs will warm up nicely for most of us making for a decent summer weekend.

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Parts of the Dakotas and southwestern Minnesota will warm into the 80s with 70s elsewhere. Watch for showers to move across Minnesota throughout the day with a few thundershowers near the Twin Cities and into Wisconsin in the afternoon and evening hours.

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Saturday's forecast for the region.
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Winds over the weekend look to cooperate for a non-windy weekend. Winds look variable for Saturday with a few gusts into the teens here and there.

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Saturday's wind forecast for the region.
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Showers will move through the Red River Valley late Friday night into early Saturday morning. These showers will then head east and southeast throughout the day across Minnesota.

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Futurecast outlook for Saturday morning.
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By late afternoon and evening most of the showers and thundershowers will be in eastern and southeastern Minnesota as well as Wisconsin.

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Saturday afternoon outlook with Futurecast.
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Although there is a chance of a few isolated showers and thunderstorms on Sunday, most of the area is shaping up to have a decent Sunday for outdoor activities.

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Sunday outlook.
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Winds look to cooperate yet again for most of us Sunday. Winds will vary depending on where you'll be over the region. A few gusts will get into the teens.

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Sunday wind trend.
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A few spotty showers and thunderstorms can't be ruled out for Sunday. Most of us will have a dry day or a minor interruption.

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Futurecast outlook for Sunday.
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I grew up in Minnesota and my love of the outdoors lead me on a path to becoming in meteorologist. I got my Bachelor of Science in meteorology at St. Cloud State University. I started out my career as a TV meteorologist in Bismarck at KX News in 2010. I left Bismarck for Fargo in the fall of 2015 where I've been since working for WDAY as well as The Forum.
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