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Strong winds in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley

A developing storm system in the Upper Midwest will move through the Great Lakes into Canada on Monday. Winds will be gusty and strong around this system and extend from the Great Lakes to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. The strongest winds will be around Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, with gusts up to 60 mph in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Upstate New York where High Wind Warnings are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Dakota County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Colder...breezy...rain...possibly mixed with snow and sleet late in the evening...then snow after midnight. Little new snow and sleet accumulation. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Monday Considerably colder. Breezy. Snow showers likely. Snow accumulation less than 1 inch. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Monday Night Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 14. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. South winds around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 8.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny. Highs around 14.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 8.
  • Friday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 20s.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 11.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs around 20.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 9.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s.