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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1109 AM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

AN ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WAS BUILDING IN NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN
AROUND MID MORNING...AND A COLD FRONT WAS JUST TO THE SOUTH AND
EAST OF THE STATE. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF THE STATE...WHILE SKIES WERE CLEARING ACROSS THE NORTH.
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST...TO THE LOW 20S IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE
STATE.

THE HIGH WILL BUILD SOUTHWARDS INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS BY LATE
TONIGHT. AS A RESULT SKIES WILL CLEAR FROM NORTH TO SOUTH AS THE
DAY PROGRESSES. SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA CANNOT RULE OUT SOME LIGHT
SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND ZERO ALONG THE INTERNATIONAL
BORDER...WHILE FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WILL SEE TEMPERATURES IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 20S.

TONIGHT...SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR STATEWIDE AND IT WILL BE
BREEZY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST. LOWS APPROACHING -30 IN FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA...WHILE THE FAR SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE WILL SEE
READINGS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO. THE WINDS COUPLED WITH
VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS. WIND
CHILL VALUES RANGE FROM -30 TO -45 ACROSS THE NORTH AND -25 TO -35
ACROSS THE SOUTH. WIND CHILL WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT
THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE STATE TONIGHT. PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV FOR THE
LATEST DETAILS.

SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY ON SUNDAY...HOWEVER IT WILL BE COLD
WITH HIGHS STRUGGLING TO GET ABOVE 0 ACROSS THE SOUTH. NORTHERN
LOCATIONS WILL SEE READINGS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO. WIND
CHILL VALUES RANGE FROM -10 TO -35 DURING THE AFTERNOON.

A BRIEF MINOR WARM UP IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...BUT
ANOTHER ARCTIC HIGH WILL BUILD IN FOR THE SECOND HALF OF NEXT
WEEK.

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