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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1115 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY IN SOUTH AND WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AS STRONG WINDS COMBINE WITH A FEW INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL...

AROUND MID MORNING HIGH PRESSURE WAS BUILDING OVER THE UPPER
MIDWEST. AS A RESULT THE NORTH STAR STATE WAS MOSTLY SUNNY...WITH
A FEW HIGH CLOUDS ACROSS THE SOUTH. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
SINGLE DIGITS IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...TO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER
TEENS ACROSS THE SOUTH.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EASTWARDS AS THE DAY PROGRESSES AND
SHOULD BE LOCATED IN THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY LATE TONIGHT. AS A
RESULT QUIET WEATHER IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. SKIES WILL BE
PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY STATEWIDE...WITH INCREASING CLOUD COVER
ACROSS SOUTHERN LOCATIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS RANGE FROM
THE MID 20S TO NEAR 30.

BEHIND THE HIGH...A STORM WILL DEVELOP IN COLORADO TONIGHT. THE
SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS UPPER MIDWEST ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING
A FEW INCHES OF SNOWFALL TO MUCH OF THE STATE. THE BEST CHANCE FOR
SNOW IS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATE. ACCUMULATIONS
OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THESE AREAS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE EVENING...WHICH WILL LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. THE GREATEST RISK FOR BLOWING SNOW WILL
BE OVER SOUTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL AREAS WHERE THE STRONGEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED. AS A RESULT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY OVER
THOSE AREAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND GUSTS WILL EXCEED
25 OVER MUCH OF THE STATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND COULD REACH
40-50 MPH IN SOUTHWEST AREAS. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL FALL
INTO THE UPPER TEENS ACROSS THE NORTH AND THE LOW 20S IN THE
SOUTH. ON TUESDAY...HIGHS RANGE FROM THE MID TEENS TO THE UPPER
20S.

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