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WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday

WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday

A cold front will approach from the Carolinas on Tuesday and stay around until Thursday or Friday before lifting back north.

Expect high temperatures across Minnesota Sunday afternoon mainly in the 70s with light winds. While the Monday forecast remains dry, the unsettled pattern continues through much of the workweek, with several chances for showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: 20 percent chance of showers, partly sunny with a high near 77. High: 90. Wind: NE 10 miles per hour. South winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Lows will be in the mid 70s.

Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10 am, then a chance of showers between 10 am and 4 pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 pm. Highs will be in the upper 60s for Monday, making it feel more like fall. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service said there is a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday night. On Tuesday, the possibility of rain jumps up to 50 percent, where it will remain through Wednesday evening, when it will drop to 40 percent. A couple of upper-level storms will move through as well over the weekend and this will lead to at least two rounds of widespread shower and thunderstorm activity. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 60 percent chance of rain.

Wednesday. Mostly cloudy. Afternoon showers/storm chance. Afternoon shower/storm chance. Highs around 90. Mostly cloudy - low around 68. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Lows will be in the mid 70s with a 20 percent chance of rain.