The National Weather Service has released it's three-week outlook, and it looks like the first part of September is going to be cooler than normal across Minnesota.

The average high temperature for the period is 75°, and the average low is 55°.

While we'll be close to average through Wednesday, high temps for the remainder of the period will struggle to climb out of the 60s.

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If we step back and take a longer three-month look, the National Weather Service suggests that we're looking at a chance of warmer than normal temps for September through November across the state.

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When it comes to precipitation for September, October, and November -- the National Weather Service says that it looks as though things are trending to near normal.

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As for the winter ahead, the National Weather Service is calling for above normal temps for Minnesota for most of the winter, with below normal temps a possibility late-winter into spring.

The general feeling is that Minnesota can expect normal to above normal precipitation for the winter of 2020-2021.

Pete Hanson is on 98.1 Minnesota's New Country weekday mornings from 5:30 to 10:00.