Brandon Weatherz: Lake breeze lingers today

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We kick off the workweek with warmth in the region that won’t be felt near Lake Superior today, but it will be tomorrow. Our Monday is mostly sunny with a southeast wind keeping the immediate shoreline in the upper 40s. The Duluth International airport should be about 20 degrees warmer, and 80 is possible from International Falls to Hayward. Tonight is clear and mild with most areas staying in the 50s. A southwest wind arrives tomorrow, allowing 80 degree warmth to reach the Twin Ports.

We look toward the Canadian border for rain chances Tuesday morning. Showers and thunderstorms then move southward across northeast Minnesota through the afternoon and evening with a cold front. Showers move to the south and southwest Tuesday night. The rest of the week currently looks to be generally dry. Wednesday will feature a strong lake wind returning, bringing much cooler conditions back to areas surrounding Lake Superior. Looking ahead to Memorial Day weekend, it will feature 70s and slight chances for showers and thunderstorms.

Today: Mostly sunny. High 67. E wind 5-10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 50. SE wind 2-8 mph.

Tomorrow: Warm with increasing clouds and a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 4 pm. High 80. SW wind 10-15 mph. Chance of rain: 50%.

Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy and becoming windy with a chance of showers before midnight. Low 42. E wind 10-20 mph.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy and windy. High 55. E wind 15-25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. High 61. SE wind 10-15 mph.

Friday: Sunny. High 70. S wind 10-15 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for showers. High 70. S wind 10-15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance for showers. High 69. SE wind 10-15 mph.