Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
335 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

MNZ060>063-068>070-202345-
HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...
STILLWATER...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS
335 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.NOW...
STEADY LIGHT DRIZZLE IS TURNING TO OR MIXING WITH FLURRIES...AND
BECOMING A STEADY LIGHT SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND PARTS OF SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA THIS AFTERNOON.

LOOK FOR A TRACE UP TO A HALF INCH ACCUMULATION...AS THE PRECIPITATION
CONTINUES TO CHANGE TO SNOW AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF MINNESOTA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

MOST OF THE SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL THRID OF MINNESOTA TO
THE SOUTH OF I-94 FROM FARGO TO ALEXANDRIA ST CLOUD AND THE TWIN CITY
METRO...BETWEEN NOW AND 600 PM.

RAIN AND DRIZZLE IS THE PRIMARY PRECIPITATION TYPE EXPECTED OVER
THE SOUTHERN THRID OF MINNESOTA...MAINLY TO THE SOUTH OF THE
MINNESOTA RIVER.


$$

MNZ041-047>049-054>059-064>067-073>078-082>085-091>093-202345-
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
ST. CLOUD...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...
GAYLORD...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
FARIBAULT...RED WING...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...
FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
335 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.NOW...
STEADY LIGHT DRIZZLE IS TURNING TO OR MIXING WITH FLURRIES...AND
BECOMING A STEADY LIGHT SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND PARTS OF SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA THIS AFTERNOON.

LOOK FOR A TRACE UP TO A HALF INCH ACCUMULATION...AS THE PRECIPITATION
CONTINUES TO CHANGE TO SNOW AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF MINNESOTA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

MOST OF THE SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL THRID OF MINNESOTA TO
THE SOUTH OF I-94 FROM FARGO TO ALEXANDRIA ST CLOUD AND THE TWIN CITY
METRO...BETWEEN NOW AND 600 PM.

EXPECT A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE WHEN THE DRIZZLE FALLS ON FROZEN ROADS
AND SIDEWALKS...OTHERWISE A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF A TRACE UP TO A
HALF INCH OF SNOW...AS THE SNOW CONTINUES TO EXPAND IN COVERAGE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

RAIN AND DRIZZLE IS THE PRIMARY PRECIPITATION TYPE EXPECTED OVER
THE SOUTHERN THRID OF MINNESOTA...MAINLY TO THE SOUTH OF THE
MINNESOTA RIVER.


$$


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