Friday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Warming trend, with a chance for rain
Overcast skies and a persistent east wind kept temperatures in the 40s in Duluth for most of the day Thursday. Today we should see warmer conditions -- the National Weather Service is forecasting highs in the mid- to upper 60s for Duluth -- but t...
Overcast skies and a persistent east wind kept temperatures in the 40s in Duluth for most of the day Thursday. Today we should see warmer conditions - the National Weather Service is forecasting highs in the mid- to upper 60s for Duluth - but they'll come with a good chance for rain showers and possibly a few thunderstorms.There may be some clearing tonight, and sun on Saturday, but a chance of rain will remain in the forecast. Sunday should be dry, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the 60s. Duluth may see daytime highs near 70 degrees early next week as a quiet weather pattern settles in Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
- The temperature at the Duluth airport dropped to 45 degrees at 7 p.m. Wednesday and didn't waver for at least six hours, until 1 a.m. Thursday. It ticked down one degree by the 2 a.m. reading.
- Thursday - Sept. 18 - was the date of the earliest measurable snowfall on record in Duluth. On Sept. 18, 1991, the Duluth airport received 2.4 inches of snow.
Friday: Cloudy with rain/storms, high 66, low 58. Saturday: Partly sunny, chance of rain, high 68, low 48. Sunday: Partly sunny, high 65, low 44. Monday: Mostly sunny, high 67, low 45. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high 68, low 47.