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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
510 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY IN SOUTH AND WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AS STRONG WINDS COMBINE WITH A FEW INCHES OF NEW SNOW...

ANOTHER COLD MORNING IN MINNESOTA...AS TEMPERATURES CURRENTLY RANGE
FROM SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO IN NORTHERN AREAS TO AROUND 10 DEGREES
NEAR THE SOUTHERN BORDER.  MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL PERSIST FOR THE
STATE THIS MORNING...ALONG WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.

THE MAIN FOCUS WILL BE ON A STORM SYSTEM DEVELOPING IN THE CENTRAL
PLAINS TONIGHT.  THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE UPPER
MIDWEST TUESDAY...BRINGING A FEW INCHES OF SNOWFALL TO MUCH OF THE
STATE DURING THIS TIME FRAME. CURRENTLY...THE BEST CHANCE FOR SNOW
IS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATE...WITH WIDESPREAD
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES EXPECTED IN THESE AREAS. STRONG WINDS
WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
EVENING...LEADING TO BLOWING SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. THE
GREATEST RISK FOR BLOWING SNOW WILL BE OVER SOUTHERN AND WEST
CENTRAL AREAS WHERE THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED...LIKELY
RESULTING IN BLIZZARD CONDITIONS OVER THOSE AREAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.  WIND GUSTS WILL EXCEED 30 MPH OVER MUCH OF THE STATE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND COULD REACH 40-50 MPH IN SOUTHWESTERN AREAS.

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