Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMPX 230932
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
430 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017
Light snow, mixed with light rain developed after midnight between
the Twin Cities and St. Cloud. A few areas had visibilities drop to
one mile in light snow near Rush City and Forest Lake. Otherwise, a
few snow showers occurred in the arrowhead with mostly cloudy skies
elsewhre. Pre dawn temperatures were in the 20s in the arrowhead, to
the low to mid 30s in central and southern Minnesota.
A storm system will begin to organize across the plains later today.
Moisture surging northward across the plains ahead of a cold front
will cause precipitation to develop. The area of precipitation will
continue to expand into central and northern Minnesota this evening,
with areas of drizzle, light rain and fog in the south. Isolated
thunderstorms are also possible in southern Minnesota this afternoon
and overnight as instability from the storm system increases.
The precipitation will slowly decrease on Friday, but lingering
along the Iowa border through the afternoon.