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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
437 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

A STRONG WINTER STORM IS SET TO IMPACT THE STATE TODAY...MAINLY
THE SOUTHERN HALF.  A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL ADVANCE
NORTHEAST THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST...SPREADING A SWATH OF HEAVY
SNOW THROUGH SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WHERE UP TO 12 INCHES COULD FALL
ALONG THE I-90 CORRIDOR.  IN ADDITION...STORNG WINDS WILL CREATE
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN MN.
A TIGHT SNOW GRADIENT WILL EXIST ACROSS CENTRAL MN...WITH LITTLE TO
SNOW TO THE NORTH.  ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE...TRAVEL
WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TODAY...INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING
COMMUTE IN THE TWIN CITIES METROPOLITAN AREA.

THE WEATHER WILL BE RATHER QUIET AFTER THIS STRONG STORM GOES
BY...WITH JUST A FEW CHANCES FOR LIGHT SNOW LATER THIS WEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL BRIEFLY WARM THIS WEEKEND BEFORE THEY COME
CRASHING DOWN EARLY NEXT WEEK AS ARCTIC AIR ADVANCES SOUTH INTO THE
NORTH STAR STATE.

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