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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
500 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE STATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...

A BAND OF SNOW DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL SECTIONS OF THE STATE
OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OBSERVED. IT WAS DRY BUT MOSTLY
CLOUDY ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT ACROSS THE NORTH WHERE SKIES WERE MAINLY
CLEAR. THIS ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO PLUMMET OVERNIGHT INTO THE
SINGLE DIGITS IN THE ARROWHEAD. THE CLOUDS AND GUSTY EAST WINDS TO
THE SOUTH KEPT TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH
TODAY WITH HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED IN A BAND FROM WEST CENTRAL TO EAST
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST. ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
THERE BY THIS EVENING WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS THIS EVENING AS
THE STORM WRAPS UP. ACCUMULATIONS WILL FALL OFF RAPIDLY TO THE SOUTH
AND NORTH OF THE MAIN BAND WITH DRY CONDITIONS NORTH AND RAIN TO THE
SOUTH.

THE WEATHER WILL REMAIN COOL AND DRY FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. RAIN
WILL RETURN SATURDAY...BUT IT WILL MARK THE BEGINNING OF A
SIGNIFICANT WARMING TREND FOR NEXT WEEK.

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BORGHOFF






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