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Mother Nature agrees to 3-day nice weather deal with Minnesota

There's hope that they can reach an extension through the weekend.
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In a blockbuster deal struck late Sunday night, sources say the State of Minnesota and Mother Nature agreed to a three-day deal that will pay Minnesota at least three consecutive days of really nice summer weather. 

Baseball-sized hail, damaging winds, "exceptionally rare" severe weather conditions, and extreme heat and humidity are banned during the length of the contract, sources say. 

The deal has an option that would extend the nice weather deal through the weekend, but details of that haven't been confirmed. 

"The upcoming week will feature tons of sunshine and pleasant temperatures," says the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities. "Highs Monday will be in the 70s, but the rest of the week will be in the 80s. There is only a small chance of thunderstorms Thursday night through Friday night.

The Monday-Wednesday portion of the contract are guaranteed in the Twin Cities:

  • Monday: Sunny and 78.
  • Tuesday: Sunny and 82. 
  • Wednesday: Sunny and 84. 
  • Thursday: Mostly sunny and 83. 
  • Friday: Slight chance of storms and 86. 
  • Saturday: Sunny and 88. 
  • Sunday: Slight chance of storms and 85. 

Monday should feel like the best day of the week because dewpoints will be stuck in the 50s, which is absolutely perfect for those of us tired of walking out the door and immediately sweating. 

Dewpoints do creep back into the 60s the rest of the week, but nothing nearly as humid as what we experienced recently. 

And check out this sight for sore eyes: A simulated future radar that shows NOTHING in Minnesota for as long as the simulation can go, which is 60 hours (through 1 p.m. Wednesday). 

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Follow the Weather MN blog for updates on any future deals or contract breakdowns between the State of Minnesota and Mother Nature. 

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