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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
640 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IT WAS A SEASONABLY MILD MORNING ACROSS THE NORTH STAR STATE WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S STATEWIDE. A FEW BATCHES OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SLEET MOVED ACROSS CENTRAL PORTIONS OVERNIGHT AND
ADDITIONAL BANDS OF SNOW ARE ENTERING NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA AROUND
DAYBREAK.

CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AHEAD OF A POTENT STORM SYSTEM EXPECTED
TO IMPACT THE STATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST OF MONDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL
MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON...SPREADING SOUTHEASTWARD
THROUGH THIS EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. IN
ADDITION...WINDS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN SPEED...COMBINING
WITH THE FALLING SNOW AND GROUND SNOW TO CREATE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
IN WESTERN AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING. EASTERN MINNESOTA WILL ALSO DEAL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW ISSUES...OVERALL MAKING FOR TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER
MUCH OF THE STATE FOR TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

CONDITIONS IMPROVE TUESDAY WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH
THE REST OF THE WEEK. HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW
NORMAL AS HIGHS DROP TO THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO THE MIDDLE TEENS
WHILE LOWS DROP TO WITHIN A FEW DEGREES ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO.

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