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Northland Outdoors Forecast: Scattered showers bring some interruptions to the weekend

This weekend isn't shaping up to be a washout, but areas of showers area expected to continue across the Dakotas, Minnesota, and parts of the Upper Midwest.

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We'll wake up to fairly cloudy sky and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. A few areas of showers and thundershowers will be in North Dakota and northern Minnesota. Check out the Futurecast outlook with the video above.

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Saturday morning forecast.
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This weekend is shaping up to have generally lighter winds. We've had a breeze for parts of the area to finish out the work week, but both Saturday and Sunday will have light breezes here and there.

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Saturday's wind trend.
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Temperatures will be cool for northern and northeastern parts of North Dakota and up into extreme northwestern Minnesota. A few scattered showers and an occasional rumble can't be ruled out. Saturday is not shaping up to be a washout, but any outdoor plans should have a back up.

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Saturday's forecast.
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Winds will again be on the lighter side Sunday. Sustain winds look to be less than 10 mph for most of the region.

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Sunday's wind forecast.
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We are looking a little drier Sunday. The Dakotas warm up into the 70s with a few lower 80s down near Sioux Falls. A few showers and thundershowers may linger over northeastern Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin. The combination of light winds, some sunshine, and highs in the 70s will make for a pleasant close to this weekend.

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Sunday's forecast for the region.
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I grew up in Minnesota and my love of the outdoors lead me on a path to becoming in meteorologist. I got my Bachelor of Science in meteorology at St. Cloud State University. I started out my career as a TV meteorologist in Bismarck at KX News in 2010. I left Bismarck for Fargo in the fall of 2015 where I've been since working for WDAY as well as The Forum.
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