Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMPX 101254
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
630 AM CST TUE JAN 10 2017
A low pressure system will move into southern portions of the state
this morning and progress northeastward through tonight into the
Great Lakes. Minor snow accumulations are expected across the state
through this evening, generally 2 to 4 inches with the highest
amounts in east-central Minnesota. In addition, some sleet and
freezing rain will mix in with the snow this morning over far
southern Minnesota. Winds will increase late this morning through
this afternoon over western and southern portions of the state,
creating blowing and drifting snow issues which may impact travel.
An additional weaker system will glide through the region Wednesday
into Wednesday night, bringing additional light snow accumulations.
However, dry high pressure is expected Thursday on through
Milder temperatures are expected today followed by noticeably colder
temperatures through the rest of the week. With arctic high pressure
regaining control, another surge of frigid air is expected which
will drop highs back to the single digits above and below zero along
with the return of wind chills between -25 and -40 degrees.