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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN/TWIN CITIES MN
415 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

CLOUDS INCREASED OVER MUCH OF THE STATE DURING THE NIGHT.  THE
SOUTHWEST REMAINED MOSTLY CLEAR. EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES RANGED
IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO THICKEN AND LOWER DURING THE DAY ACORSS THE
STATE.  THE THREAT FOR SNOW AND RAIN AND SNOW WILL ALSO INCREASE AS A
CLIPPER TYPE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TOWARD
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.  TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE MAINLY INT
HE 30S...WITH A FEW LOWER 40S POSSIBLE TO THE SOUTHWEST.

THE LOW WILL EXIT TO THE SOUTH OF THE STATE LATER TONIGHT AND IS
EXPECTED TO SPREAD A BAND OF SNOW ACROSS WEST INTO SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA.  ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD RANGED FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES FOR MOST
OF THE STATE.

SOME LINGERING LIGHT SNOW MAY OCCUR IN THE FAR SOUTH EARLY
SUNDAY...BUT MOST OF THE STATE WILL REMAIN DRY.  HIGHS WILL TURN
COOLER WITH HIGHS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM THE UPPER TEENS NORTHEAST
AND THE LOWER 30S SOUTHWEST.

ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN CANADA ON
MONDAY AND IS EXPECTED TO DRAG A WARM FRONT EAST OVER THE STATE.
THIS SHOULD GENERATE MORE ACCUMULATING SNOW...ESPECIALLY NORTH SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY.

A COOLING TREND IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE IN THE WEEK AS A SURGE
OF ARCTIC AIR ARRIVES BY NEXT WEEKEND.

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