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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1210 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

SKIES WERE CLOUDY ACROSS MINNESOTA AT MIDDAY AND LIGHT SNOW WAS
FALLING OVER ALL BUT SOUTHWESTERN AND FAR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 4 INCHES HAS BEEN REPORTED THIS
MORNING...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS SO FAR IN THE SOUTHWEST. AT
NOON...TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM AROUND 10 DEGREES IN NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA...TO THE LOW 20S SOUTHWEST. WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM
THE SOUTH AT 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH REPORTED IN THE RED
RIVER VALLEY.

THE WARM FRONT WILL ADVANCE EASTWARD ACROSS THE STATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. THE LIGHT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY LATE THIS EVENING. MEANWHILE IN
THE NORTH...A SECONDARY UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH
TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY...RESULTING IN A SECOND ROUND OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 1 TO
3 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH TOTALS OF UP TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED.
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE TEENS OVER
NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND THE UPPER 20S IN THE SOUTHWEST. LOWS
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO
NORTHEAST...TO THE LOW 20S SOUTHWEST.

THE WARM FRONT WILL CLEAR MOST OF THE STATE BY EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...WITH THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE FRONT LINGERING OVER
NORTHERN MINNESOTA. AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE MORNING IN THE NORTH...ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST.
UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY MORNING. HIGHS
WILL TOP OUT AROUND THE MIDDLE 20S NORTHEAST...AND THE UPPER 30S
SOUTHWEST.

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN CONTINUES THROUGH MIDWEEK WITH
ALTERNATING PERIODS OF HIGH PRESSURE AND QUIET CONDITIONS...AND
WEAK DISTURBANCES WITH CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW OR WINTRY MIXED
PRECIPITATION. EACH PASSING LOW WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION. A PATTERN CHANGE IS IN STORE FOR THE
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK AS AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE
NATIONS MIDSECTION...RESULTING IN SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW DEVELOPING
OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST AND WARMING TEMPERATURES. THERE IS A
POTENTIAL FOR A STORM SYSTEM TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION DURING THE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY PERIOD...BUT DETAILS ARE STILL
QUITE UNCERTAIN REGARDING PLACEMENT...AMOUNT...AND TYPE OF
PRECIPITATION. STAY TUNED THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEK FOR MORE
DETAILS.

$$

HUYCK



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