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Good Afternoon! We’ve made it to Friday, and the weather is nearly perfect! Some cumulus clouds have built up this afternoon, as temperatures have now warmed into the low 80s. The weather will remain pleasant through the evening, as temperatures fall back into the 70s.


Highs: 75°F-85°F

Wind: S/SE 5-15 mph


Most of the area will start off the night with a partly cloudy sky, but clouds will be increasing from the south. A few spotty showers are also possible, but mainly south of I-94 and Highway 10. With the increased cloud cover, temperatures will be in the 60s in the southern valley, but may fall into the upper 50s near the US/Canada border.

Lows: 58°F-65°F

Wind: S 5-15 mph


The cloud cover will continue into Saturday, and scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop through the day. Not expecting any severe weather, but some periods of heavy rainfall are certainly possible. With a little more sunshine, temperatures will be the warmest in northeast North Dakota, and northwest Minnesota.

Highs: 77°F-85°F

Wind: S/SE 10-20 mph

Extended Forecast:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will again be possible on Sunday, as a cold front will be moving through. Severe weather is not expected. This cold front will move out by Sunday night, and high-pressure will be building in for the start of the workweek. Expect plenty of sunshine Monday and Tuesday, with highs in the 70s and 80s. Temperatures will gradually warm up through next week, but there is a chance of t-storms by Thursday and Friday.

Have a great weekend!

-Meteorologist Aaron White

Aaron White
Aaron White - Aaron joins the WDAY Weather team from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he worked as a Meteorologist and Weather Producer for KSFY, the ABC affiliate. Being an “army brat” most of his life, he grew up in many different states in the Midwest, and even another country. Aaron and his family lived in Germany for 3 years, before moving to Manhattan, Kansas in 2001. He calls Kansas his home state, having gone to junior high, high school and college there. He earned in Bachelors of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Kansas in 2012. While he was there, he did Undergraduate research on river flooding, which included a focus on the Red River. After his sophomore year, he began an internship at KSFY, and eventually worked to become a weather producer. Aside from forecasting the weather, he participated in storm chasing. During his time at the University of Kansas, he and some of his colleagues chased storms across Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri, and Iowa. After the Super Outbreak of 2011, Aaron and his colleagues raised $3000 and collected food and water to take to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which was ravaged by and EF4 tornado on April 27, 2011. His group spent a week there, helping clean up debris left over from the tornado. It was an eye opening experience for him, having not seen that kind of devastation in person before. Aaron has always been passionate about weather, and gets reminded about watching The Weather Channel when he was 3, at family gatherings. When he isn’t forecasting, Aaron enjoys swimming, running, and cheering on the Kansas Jayhawks.
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