Fri, Sep 25, 2020: A busier weather pattern is expected over the next few days with gusty winds statewide and several rounds of showers across northern MN. A cold front will move across the state today. Some light smoke is moving along the cold front over southwest MN, but overall air quality is expected to be in the Green (good) AQI category statewide today. Winds will be light tomorrow before the next cold front enters the state late in the day. Winds will become stronger and from the northwest on Sunday and continue through early next week. Temperatures will become cooler and more fall-like beginning Sunday. The persistent northwest winds and cooler temperatures will help keep air quality in the Green category statewide through the weekend and into next week.