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Weather for the 4th of July weekend is looking pretty glorious

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You're in luck if you plan to get outside and celebrate America's birthday this weekend.

The weather for most of Minnesota is looking pretty glorious for the upcoming holiday, thanks to a high-pressure system that's moving into the region, the National Weather Service says.

Some areas of northern Minnesota could see a few showers, but otherwise it'll be dry, warm and not too humid for much of the state.

Here's a look at the forecast, no matter where you'll be celebrating Independence Day:

Twin Cities

High pressure will keep things dry through the holiday weekend in the Twin Cities, and meteorologist Paul Huttner wrote on MPR News' Updraft blog that there are "relatively few mosquitoes showing up on Doppler."

  • Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. The low Friday night will be around 57 degrees.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 59.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 63.
  • Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high around 82. Partly cloudy for fireworks, with a low around 66.

Brainerd Lakes area

If you're spending the holiday weekend around Brainerd, the forecast is calling for sun and warm temperatures.

  • Friday: Sunny, with a high around 73. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 52.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high around 77. At night, it'll be partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. At night it'll be partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
  • Monday: Mostly sunny, a high near 81. At night there's a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 63.

Northeastern MN

The forecast is similar in the Duluth area as it is in Brainerd, just with some slightly cooler temperatures.

  • Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 52.
  • Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 54.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. At night it'll be partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
  • Monday: There's a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day and night, but otherwise it'll be mostly sunny, with a high near 77. The low will be around 59.

Northwestern MN

If you're celebrating in Moorhead, there's a slight chance you could see some rain towards the end of the holiday weekend.

  • Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. At night, it'll be mostly clear, with a low around 55.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. At night, it'll be partly cloudy with a low around 61.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. At night, there's a slight chance of showers, with a low around 63.
  • Monday: A slight chance of showers, but otherwise mostly sunny with a high around 85. At night there also could be some showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 66.

Southeastern MN

If you'll be in Rochester, expect dry weather for the weekend.

  • Friday: Mostly sunny, high near 74. At night it'll be mostly clear, with a low around 55.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 57.
  • Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Partly cloudy at night with a low around 59.
  • Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. At night, it'll be partly cloudy with a low around 63.

Southwestern MN

It'll be warm and sunny for most of the weekend if you'll be in the Marshall area.

  • Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 56.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 59.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 61.
  • Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 66.

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