PAST CLIMATE MAPS
Temperatures are favored to average warmer than normal.
Precipitation is expected to total above normal for much of the Midwest with central portions of the Dakotas favored to total drier than normal.
Fair skies are favored for Thursday, Oct. 1.
Prospects are good for clouds and passing showers from Friday to Thursday, Oct. 2-8. Moderate to locally heavy precipitation totals are possible with temperatures cooling.
Fair skies with scattered showers are favored from Friday to Monday, Oct. 9-12.
Unsettled skies are expected from Tuesday to Sunday, Oct. 13-18. Expect clouds with showers, especially over Minnesota. Moderate to locally heavy rain totals are possible, may be even snow for northern Minnesota.
Fair skies and scattered showers are favored from Monday to Thursday, Oct. 19-22. Precipitation totals should be light.
Prospects are good for an extended stretch of fine weather for the remaining days of the month, Friday to Saturday, Oct. 23-31. Showers will be scattered at best, with light totals.