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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.

Current Conditions

Hennepin County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Not as cold. Cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow after midnight. Near steady temperature in the lower 20s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Storm total snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Highs in the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Much colder. Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows around 2. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Thanksgiving Day Colder. Mostly sunny. Highs around 14. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night A chance of snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows around 11. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
  • Friday Cloudy. A chance of snow...possibly mixed with sleet in the morning...then a slight chance of sleet in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy. Highs around 30.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 10.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Highs around 17.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 4.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs around 18.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 12.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 30s.