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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
300 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

CLOUDS AND SOME FLURRIES DRIFTED OVER THE STATE DURING THE NIGHT.
EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE TEENS NORTH TO NEAR 30 IN THE
FAR SOUTHWEST.

A WEAK UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WAS MOVING ACROSS THE AREA AND
WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CLOUDS AND FLURRIES.  THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST
TO MOVE EAST TODAY AND SHOULD TAKE THE FLURRIES WITH IT.  HIGHS ARE
EXPECTED TO WARM THROUGH THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.  ANOTHER WEATHER
SYSTEM OVER THE DAKOTAS WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT AS WARMER AIR TRIES
TO WORK EAST.  THIS WILL GENERATE A SMALL CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW OR
FLURRIES TO MAINLY NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA. SOME FLURRIES OR
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTH.

THE THREAT OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND INTO
MINNESOTA AND IOWA BY SUNDAY.  THIS WILL SPREAD MORE STEADY RAIN AND
SNOW TO THE SOUTH LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.  SNOW WILL BE THE
MAIN THREATS TO THE NORTH.  AT THE PRESENT TIME...ANY MIXED RAIN AND
SNOW SHOULD CHANGE OVER TO WET SNOW MONDAY NIGHT AND LINGER INTO
TUESDAY.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM THROUGH THE 30S SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...WITH COOLER READINGS RETURNING BY CHRISTMAS DAY.

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