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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
437 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

FOG WAS PREVALENT ONCE AGAIN THIS MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST AREAS OF MINNESOTA. SOME OF THE FOG WAS DENSE WITH
VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO. A RATHER EXTENSIVE AREA OF LOW CLOUDINESS
COVERED MUCH OF THE NORTH OVERNIGHT WHILE IT WAS MAINLY CLEAR ACROSS
THE SOUTH. TEMPERATURES AT 4 AM RANGE FROM 2 ABOVE ZERO AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS TO 30 DEGREES AT BOTH OLIVIA AND WINONA.

THE FOG WILL LIFT ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE STATE
THIS MORNING WHILE THE LOW CLOUDINESS ACROSS THE NORTH SAGS
SOUTHEAST. IT WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST TODAY.
HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE 20S IN THE NORTH TO
THE LOWER 30S IN THE SOUTH.

A WINTER STORM REMAINS ON TRACK TO IMPACT PARTS OF THE REGION
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
BY DAYBREAK TUESDAY WITH THE SNOW SPREADING NORTH AND EAST DURING
THE DAY. THE SNOW WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY ACROSS SOUTHERN AND PORTIONS
OF EASTERN MINNESOTA. THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA FROM LATE TUESDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT THAT MIGHT LEAD TO BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
DEVELOPING. HENCE..A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF
FAR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA FOR TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT WHILE A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST. A
WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT JUST TO THE SOUTH OF THE TWIN
CITIES.

TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO MORE SEASONAL VALUES IN THE WAKE OF THE
STORM SYSTEM THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.








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