Chilly July 13, 2009

The cool summer of 2009 continues with a chilly morning across northern Minnesota on July 13. The coldest temperature found on July 13 was 34 degrees in Embarrass, just missing the statewide record for July 13, which is 32 degrees at Brimson 1E in 1990. International Falls had its coldest first half of July on record with an average temperature of 57.8 degrees from July 1-14, 2009. The Twin Cities has fared better with the average temperature for the first 14 days of July just few degrees colder than normal, the 26th coolest in the past 72 years.

Below are local storm reports from the National Weather Service.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
912 AM CDT MON JUL 13 2009

...COOL OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE NORTHLAND...

RESIDENTS ACROSS THE NORTHLAND WOKE UP TO START THE WORK WEEK WITH
SOME CHILLY EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES. OVERNIGHT LOWS DIPPED INTO
THE 30S IN A NUMBER OF SPOTS. INTERNATIONAL FALLS SET A RECORD LOW
OF 35 AGAIN THIS MORNING. HERE WERE A FEW OTHER CHILLY SPOTS AS
REPORTED BY ASOS...AWOS...AND COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...

       CITY              OVERNIGHT LOW
-------------------      -------------
EMBARRASS                   34
INTERNATIONAL FALLS         35
CRANE LAKE                  36
BIGFORK                     36
HAYWARD                     36
FLOODWOOD                   36
HIBBING                     37
3 E ORR                     37
UPSON                       37
KABETOGAMA                  38
COOK                        39
AITKIN                      39
MCGREGOR                    39
BUTTERNUT                   39