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Northland Outdoors Forecast: Hot for Independence Day Weekend

Highs will soar into the 90s to even some reaching near or above 100 degrees this weekend.

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Hot and dry for most of the area for this 4th of July weekend. Watch for a front to pop up showers and thunderstorms sometime later on Sunday.

We'll kick off this holiday weekend with highs in the 90s for most of the area. Expect plenty of sunshine on Friday.

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Friday's forecast

Saturday will be dry with a mix of sun and clouds for parts of the Dakotas. More sunshine again for Minnesota.


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Futurecast outlook for Saturday

There will be a south breeze for North and South Dakota on Saturday. Winds look light for Wisconsin and most of Minnesota.

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Midday forecast winds for Saturday

Saturday will be hot for most of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest.

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Saturday's Forecast


Your StormTRACKER weather team has been tracking a cold front to arrive sometime later on Sunday. This front will likely pop up showers and thunderstorms before the end of the weekend. Watch for changes and stay tuned on the StormTRACKER weather app.

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Futurecast outlook for Sunday

Winds will still be out of the south and southwest for most of the region on Sunday. It will be a little breezy here and there.

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Midday forecast winds for Sunday

Hot for the 4th! Highs will range from upper 80s to some over 100° to close out the day.


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Sunday's Forecast

I grew up in Minnesota and my love of the outdoors lead me on a path to becoming in meteorologist. I got my Bachelor of Science in meteorology at St. Cloud State University. I started out my career as a TV meteorologist in Bismarck at KX News in 2010. I left Bismarck for Fargo in the fall of 2015 where I've been since working for WDAY as well as The Forum.
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