GRAND MARAIS – WEATHER – It might be the middle of May but spring is, at least according to the US National weather service taking a step backward in Minnesota.
The Weather Service reports, “Another spring speed bump today with temperatures well below normal for much of the Northland. Widespread rain is expected with locations near International Falls east to Ely mostly likely to remain dry”.
“Rainfall amounts of a half inch to an inch and a half will be common in Minnesota with up to 2 inches possible in northwest Wisconsin.
Snow may mix with the rain at times through the day mainly east of I-35, including all of northwest Wisconsin.
Temperatures today will be nearly steady in the upper 30s and 40s with a few 50s possible near International Falls. Strong northeast winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph are expected today and may reduce visibility in snow to a one-quarter mile. Sunshine and much warmer temperatures return Monday.”