Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMPX 221023
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms occurred across
portions of southern Minnesota overnight. Other areas had localized
dense fog with cloudy skies central and north. There were a few snow
showers in far northern Minnesota, but no accumulations occurred.
Pre dawn temperatures were quite mild across the south with readings
still 40 to 45 degrees. Across central and northern Minnesota,
temperatures were still mild, but near the freezing mark.
A few showers and embedded thunderstorms will occur across the state
today, but temperatures will be much cooler across the north and
central part of the state as a cold front moves through the area.
Southern Minnesota will remain in the warm sector with record highs
A major winter storm is still forecast to move across the southern
part of the state late Thursday and into Friday night. Some areas
will likely see over a foot of snow by Saturday morning.