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Cool front breezing through state

A forecast by the National Weather Service calls for highs of 81 degrees on Saturday and 77 on Sunday, which would be lowest in high temperature in more than a month. Overnight lows could dip into the 50s in the Twin Cities. Severe weather is possible in parts of the state Saturday.
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July ended as the second warmest on record in the Twin Cities. All 31 days hit 80 degrees or higher -- something that has never happened in the historical record, the Pioneer Press notes. But this weekend should be different – noticeably cooler.

Friday will hit about 91, with possible showers and thunderstorms, even possibly severe overnight, the National Weather Service says.

The weekend:

Saturday: High near 81, with another good chance for rain and an overnight low of 59.

Sunday: Sunny, high near 78 and a low of 58.

Here's more from WCCO on possible rain and severe storms, including hail, Friday and Saturday:

The first three days of August hit 90 (and the average number of 90-degree days for the month is only three), KARE 11 reports:

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