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Northland Outdoors Forecast: Tracking showers and cooler days

We'll kick off this first weekend in June with some of us dodging showers.

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Friday is shaping up to be a very mild day fore the region. Winds will generally be light with more sunshine than clouds. That light wind combo and comfortable temperatures will make for a great day to be outside.

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Friday's wind forecast.
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Clear sky with the combination of cool air to the north of us will lead to a chilly start to Saturday morning. A few areas of northern Minnesota and northeastern North Dakota will drop down into the 30s. Plan accordingly this weekend if you are going to be sleeping in a tent!

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Saturday morning shaping up to be a chilly start.
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A few areas of showers will slide across South Dakota and into southern Minnesota Friday night into Saturday. There area hints of sprinkles and light showers for northern Wisconsin and around the Northland Saturday as well.

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Futurecast outlook for Saturday.
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Saturday's wind forecast seems to be cooperating except for the walleye fisherman looking for some chop. It looks like we'll have another day in the region without much wind.

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Saturday wind trend.
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Rain showers are back for parts of the western Dakotas Sunday with hints of a few sprinkles and showers for northern Minnesota as well. A week front will bring a wind shift Sunday and that week boundary is what will bring the chance of light showers.


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Futurecast outlook for Sunday.
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We turn a little cooler for Sunday. Highs will mainly stay in the 60s. A few places may have a tough time climbing out of the upper 50s Sunday afternoon.

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Sunday's forecast.
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I'll be out chasing some smallies and largemouthbass this weekend. I'd love to see what you are catching. If you want to share your outdoor pictures with me please send your photos to jpiepenburg@wday.com

I'll add outdoor photos to the end of the Northland Outdoors Forecast this summer. Good luck & tight lines!

Smallmouth caught recently in Minnesota.
StormTRACKER Meteorologist Jared Piepenburg

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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