AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION: We will have a good shot of rain as we make our way through the weekend. Temps will be on the cool side through the start of next week as the rain showers finally make their way out of the area. We will see some sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures by the end of the workweek.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY: Expect gray skies with a prolonged chance of rainfall extending from eastern South Dakota into eastern and central Minnesota through this entire period. Our southern and eastern counties will have the best chance of persistent rainfall. Some areas in the south, including Fargo could receive well over 2 inches of rain by Monday night. Temperatures Saturday and Sunday will be in the 60s south and the mid-50s north. Monday will bring cool mid 40s north to mid 50s south!
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY: There is still a slight chance of showers as we go through the day on Tuesday. Otherwise we will have mostly cloudy skies as the north wind continues. Highs will be in the lower 60s south and the lower 50s north. Highs pressure works in and crests over us on Wednesday. We will see partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies as temps rise 6-8 degrees.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: A weak and mainly dry cold front will work through Thursday. We will see partly to mostly cloudy skies with a breezy north wind. There will be a slight chance of showers across the area as temps cool slightly. Highs Thursday will be in the mid-60s south and the upper 50s north. Highs pressure us back in the forecast area for Friday/Saturday, and we will see mostly sunny skies. Highs Friday will be in the lower 60s south and the mid-50s north, but Saturday's highs will be about 5 degrees warmer.
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FARGO 7 DAY PLANNER:
SATURDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with rain likely. Temps fall into the upper 50s. Winds N 5-10 mph.
SUNDAY: Cloudy and breezy with rain likely. Low: 55. High: 60. Winds N 5-15 mph. Winds N 5-15 mph.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Low: 47. High: 56. Winds N 5-15 mph.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Low. 46. High: 61. Winds N 5-15 mph.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low. 44. High: 68.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy and breezy with a slight chance of showers. Low. 48. High: 65.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 41. High: 62.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 41. High: 67.
Updated by Meteorologist Justin Fanfarilli