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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
119 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

THE STORM SYSTEM WHICH BROUGHT HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA WAS CENTERED OVER NORTHERN
LAKE HURON THIS MORNING. A FEW CLOUDS LINGERED OVER SOUTHERN
AND NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND CLOUDS FROM THE NEXT SYSTEM WERE
BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHWEST. A FEW POCKETS OF LIGHT SNOW
WERE FOUND OVER NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. WINDS WERE
GENERALLY NORTH TO NORTHWESTERLY ACROSS THE STATE AT 5-15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH. AT 1 PM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM NEAR TEN DEGREES
IN THE NORTH...TO THE LOW 20S SOUTHEAST.

THE AREA OF CLEARING WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST THROUGH TONIGHT AS THE
DEPARTING SYSTEM EXITS THE STATE...AND THE NEXT MUCH WEAKER
DISTURBANCE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE NEXT SYSTEM WILL
BRING A PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. ACCUMULATION OVERNIGHT SHOULD BE LOW...
GENERALLY LESS THAN TWO INCHES. HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL REACH
THE MIDDLE TEENS NORTH...AND THE UPPER 20S SOUTHEAST. LOWS TONIGHT
WILL RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO NORTHEAST...TO THE
LOW TEENS WEST.

THE FAST-MOVING CLIPPER WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTHEAST THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF MINNESOTA ON THURSDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL AFFECT THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE DURING THE DAY...WITH TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION STATEWIDE OF LESS THAN TWO INCHES. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD BEHIND THE DEPARTING LOW LEADING TO INCREASING SUNSHINE
BY AFTERNOON IN THE WEST...AND CLEARING IN THE EAST DURING THE
EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE UPPER TEENS NORTHWEST...AND
THE UPPER 20S CENTRAL AND SOUTH.

ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE STATE ON FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND OF
LIGHT SNOW. A SLIGHTLY STRONGER STORM IS ON TAP FOR THE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY TIME PERIOD WHICH COULD BRING UP TO 4
INCHES OF SNOW TO THE STATE...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN THE
NORTH.

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HUYCK



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