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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1134 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

LATE THIS MORNING A RIDGE OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED
OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA...WITH COLD NORTHWEST FLOW FOUND ACROSS
THE STATE. SKIES WERE SUNNY STATEWIDE AND WINDS WERE FROM THE
NORTHWEST AT 3 TO 15 MPH. AT 11 AM...TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
NEAR 10 BELOW ZERO NORTH-CENTRAL...TO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE
ZERO EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST. A FEW SITES STILL REPORTED WIND
CHILL TEMPERATURES OF 25 BELOW ZERO OR COLDER.

THE RIDGE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TO NORTHERN MISSOURI
BY FRIDAY MORNING...KEEPING MINNESOTA IN A COLD NORTHWEST FLOW
REGIME. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE...AND
WHILE WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE DURING THE
DAY...ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT.
HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL TOP OUT IN THE LOW SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE
ZERO NORTH-CENTRAL...TO THE LOW TEENS SOUTHEAST. LOW TEMPERATURES
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO NORTH-CENTRAL...TO THE
LOW SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO IN THE TWIN CITIES AND SOUTHEAST.

QUIET CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH THE
RIDGE REMAINING THE PRIMARY INFLUENCE. A WEAK UPPER-AIR
DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY...WHICH MAY RESULT IN LIGHT SNOW OVER NORTHERN
MINNESOTA. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM THROUGH THIS
PERIOD...BUT WILL REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE.

ATTENTION THEN SHIFTS TO THE EARLY WORKWEEK...AND AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH MAY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO MUCH OF MINNESOTA ON
MONDAY AND TUESDAY. MONITOR FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

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HUYCK





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