Northern Minnesota to see 70 degrees this weekend
The area experienced a blend of clouds and some sunshine on Wednesday. The winds finally backed-down on Wednesday as well after very wind conditions on Monday and Tuesday. Park Rapids had a peak wind gust of 40 mph on Tuesday, but parts of the state had winds in excess of 50 mph. A northerly flow helped to usher-in the cooler air. Alexandria only had a high of 41 degrees on Wednesday.