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With weak southwesterly flow aloft, thunderstorm cells will move slowly toward the northeast.
As intensifying low pressure moves east out of Minnesota into northern Wisconsin during the next 24 hours, winds will become southwesterly and gradually strengthen, gusting over 30 mph Friday night into Saturday.
By Monday, the upper flow pattern will shift more southwesterly, allowing low pressure to develop in the central Plains and move northeast.
Light southwesterly winds could also help keep temperatures steady or rising a degree or two.
Winds will turn southwesterly overnight, bringing milder air Wednesday through Friday.
Sunny skies are coupled with southwesterly (warm direction!) breezes around 10 mph, and mainly sunny skies!
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SOUTHWESTERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of southwesterly for English Language Learners
: located in or moving toward the southwest
: blowing from the southwest
SOUTHWESTERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of southwesterly for Students
- southwesterly breezes
- a southwesterly direction
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