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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
600 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR CENTRAL MINNESOTA LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

RECORD OR NEAR RECORD COLD IS BEING OBSERVED ACROSS THE STATE THIS
MORNING WITH SINGLE DIGITS NORTH AND MOSTLY TEENS SOUTH. THERE IS
ALSO A NORTHWEST BREEZE OUT THERE THIS MORNING MAKING THE WIND CHILL
FEEL LIKE SINGLE DIGITS OR IN SOME SPOTS BELOW ZERO. EVEN WITH
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES TODAY...THE THERMOMETER WILL BE SLOW TO RISE
GIVEN THE COLD AIR MASS IN PLACE. MANY LOCATIONS WILL REMAIN IN THE
30S FOR HIGHS...LOW TO MID 40S ARE POSSIBLE IN WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST.

THE WEATHER TURNS MORE ACTIVE TONIGHT WITH SNOW SPREADING INTO
WESTERN MINNESOTA SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND SLOWLY SPREADING EAST
WITH TIME. THE SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY TOMORROW MORNING AND
BEGIN ACCUMULATING...INITIALLY ON GRASS AND ELEVATED SURFACES AND
EVENTUALLY THE PAVEMENT. BY THE TIME THE SNOW ENDS LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA COULD HAVE 4 TO 8 INCHES ON
THE GROUND.

THE WEATHER WILL REMAIN COOL AND DRY THROUGH
FRIDAY...HOWEVER...THERE IS A BIT OF A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND WITH
A RETURN OF 50S FOR HIGHS IN MANY LOCATIONS. NEXT WEEK LOOKS MORE
TYPICAL LATE APRIL WEATHER WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES.

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