Windy conditions have led the National Weather Service to issue a Small Craft Advisory for Lake Superior through 7 PM Thursday. NWS has also issued a Beach Hazards Statement until 9 PM Wednesday for MN & WI Points due to the risk of rip currents. Duluth Fire calls the same conditions a Red Flag Warning and their advisory runs through Thursday morning. Wednesday night has a 30% chance for more rain. Low temps will be 45-50. The wind will be ENE 10-20 mph.
Low pressure systems will continue their domination of our weather on Thursday with a cloudy sky and a 100% chance for rain which may be heavy at times. High temps will be 55-60. The wind will be E 15-25 mph. Look below for a rain total chart.
A last low will keep the rain coming for one more day. The odds of a precip pay off will be 60%. Low temp will be 53 with a high of 59.
Most of the area will see at least 0.5-1.5″ through Friday night, but the heaviest rain will be across our southern areas and the North Shore, where 2-3″ is possible, with the potential for even higher amounts. The Twin Ports should see anywhere from 1.5-2.5″.
High pressure hits Saturday to bring back the sun and nudge temps up. Saturday will be clear to partly cloudy with low 47 and high 68. Sunday will be partly sunny with low 55 and high 75! Mid to upper 70’s readings will last through next Wednesday.