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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
411 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

IT WAS ANOTHER CLEAR AND BITTERLY COLD MORNING ACROSS MINNESOTA...AS
TEMPERATURES PLUMMETED INTO THE DOUBLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO ACROSS ALL
BUT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE STATE. THE COLDEST READINGS AROUND
DAYBREAK WERE FOUND IN THE NORTHWEST...WHERE TEMPERATURES WERE
MOSTLY IN THE MID 20S TO NEAR 30 BELOW ZERO. THE REST OF THE STATE
WAS PRIMARILY EXPERIENCING TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS BELOW
ZERO...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE SOUTHWEST WHERE SINGLE DIGIT SUB-
ZERO READINGS WERE FOUND. SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH WERE
GENERATING EVEN COLDER WIND CHILL READINGS IN THE 25 TO 35 BELOW
RANGE ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTH AND CENTRAL.

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AHEAD OF A CLIPPER SYSTEM
APPROACHING FROM CANADA. TEMPERATURES WILL RESPOND BY MODERATING
INTO THE 20S ACROSS THE WEST...WHILE TEENS WILL BE MORE COMMON FOR
HIGHS ACROSS THE EAST. CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH SNOW POSSIBLY DEVELOPING IN THE NORTH
LATE TONIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE CURRENTLY
FORECAST. TEMPERATURES WILL ACTUALLY REMAIN STEADY OR EVEN INCREASE
TONIGHT AS THE SYSTEM APPROACHES.

ALTHOUGH READINGS NEAR 30 ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTION
OF THE STATE ON TUESDAY...TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMALS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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