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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

LIGHT RAIN DEVELOPED ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA BETWEEN FERGUS FALLS
AND MONTEVIDEO TOWARD MIDNIGHT AND SLOWLY MOVED EAST AND SOUTHEAST
ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. ALTHOUGH MOST OF THE
PRECIPITATION WAS VERY LIGHT AND SPRINKLES WERE MAINLY REPORTED...A
FEW AREAS IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA RECEIVED NEARLY A TENTH OF AN
INCH. MADISON REPORTED 0.11 INCHES OF RAINFALL SINCE MIDNIGHT WITH
BENSON AT 0.08 INCHES AND 0.06 INCHES AT APPLETON. EVEN A FEW
REPORTS OF SNOW WERE NOTED IN CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA PRIOR
TO 4 AM. A DISTURBANCE MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA PRODUCED
THE RAINFALL IN THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST PART OF THE STATE. A WEAK
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE NEAR EAST GRAND FORKS HAD AN AREA OF LIGHT
RAIN...MIXED WITH LIGHT SNOW THAT WAS QUICKLY MOVING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. PRE DAWN TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE 30S ACROSS
THE STATE...WITH A FEW 40S STILL IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER PRIOR TO 4
AM.

THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON HAS BEGUN TO ENTER THE NORTHERN PART
OF NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA. BRISK NORTH WINDS HAD
DEVELOPED BEHIND IT WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S. THIS FRONT WILL
MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS MINNESOTA TODAY. LIGHT RAIN WILL ACCOMPANY
THIS FRONT ALONG WITH A STRONG NORTH WIND. TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY
HOLD STEADY OR BEGIN TO FALL IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA THIS
MORNING...WITH CENTRAL MINNESOTA HAVING THEIR HIGH TEMPERATURES IN
THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WILL HAVE TEMPERATURES RISE
INTO THE MID TO UPPER 40S...WITH A FEW 50S ALONG THE IOWA BORDER
BEFORE THE FRONT ARRIVES LATE THIS AFTERNOON. BY THIS
EVENING...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 20S
AND 30S WILL CREATE WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE TEENS.

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JLT











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