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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITES/CHANHASSEN MN
415 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

TEMPERATURES ROSE STEADILY OVERNIGHT AS SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
CONTINUED TO BRING MILDER AIR NORTHWARD INTO MINNESOTA. THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURES WERE ACTUALLY IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER WHERE DEEPER
SNOW COVER AND LIGHTER WINDS ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO REMAIN IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS. ALONG THE LEE SIDE OF THE BUFFALO RIDGE...BRISK
SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT...WITH A FEW GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
40 MPH NEAR MARSHALL AND TRACY. TEMPERATURES IN THESE AREAS WERE IN
THE 20S.

ANOTHER FRONT MOVED INTO THE FAR NORTHWEST PART OF THE STATE PRIOR
TO DAYBREAK AS WINDS SHIFTED TO THE NORTHWEST. AHEAD OF THIS FRONT
TODAY...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 30S...WITH 40S POSSIBLE IN
THE FAR SOUTHWEST CORNER.

A WEAK STORM SYSTEM MOVING RAPIDLY SOUTHEAST ACROSS ALBERTA CANADA
WILL BRING INCREASING CLOUDINESS TO NORTHERN MINNESOTA THIS
AFTERNOON. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE SUNSET IN THE
FAR NORTHWEST CORNER. ELSEWHERE...SOME FLURRIES OR LIGHT SNOW ARE
POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT...BUT THE BULK OF THE MEASURABLE SNOWFALL
SHOULD FALL IN THE ARROWHEAD AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN.

AS ADVERTISED...MUCH MILDER TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS THE ARCTIC AIR MASS THAT HAS HELD TIGHT IN THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE NATION FOR THE PAST MONTH...SHIFTS NORTHEAST.

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