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Heavy Rainfall this Weekend and Below Normal Temperatures on the Horizon

Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the region for Sunday into Monday. Later in the week and into Labor Day weekend, cooler than normal weather is expected.

WPC Excessive Rainfall Outlook shows a Slight Risk of Heavy Rain along the Red River Valley for Sunday 


WPC Days 1-2 Rainfall Forecast valid from 7:00 AM Saturday through 7:00 AM Monday

WPC Day 3 Rainfall Forecast valid from 7:00 AM Monday to 7:00 AM Tuesday

Below are the latest outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center (CPC). These outlooks are favoring below normal temperatures through late August and into early September. For late August through mid September, climatological averages for the area are generally highs in the 70s with lows in the 50s falling to the upper 40s by mid September. Precipitation averages are generally between 0.50 and 1.00 inches over the course of a week.