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MNZ001>098-202330-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1120 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

AN UPPER-AIR DISTURBANCE WAS CENTERED OVER NORTHWEST ONTARIO LATE
THIS MORNING. THIS FEATURE HAD BROUGHT AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW TO
NORTHERN MINNESOTA OVERNIGHT. SOUTHERLY FLOW AND ABUNDANT NEAR-
GROUND MOISTURE WAS KEEPING SKIES CLOUDY WITH POCKETS OF DRIZZLE
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE. AT 11 AM
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S ALONG THE INTERNATIONAL
BORDER TO THE MIDDLE 30S AT MADISON.

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER NORTHEAST MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH
IS EXPECTED. AREAS OF DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.
LIGHT ICING IS POSSIBLE IN AREAS THAT REMAIN BELOW FREEZING TODAY.
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL HOLD STEADY IN THE UPPER 20S
NORTHEAST...WHILE RISING INTO THE LOW 30S NORTHWEST AND MIDDLE TO
UPPER 30S SOUTH. LOWS TONIGHT WILL REACH THE MIDDLE 20S NORTHWEST
AND NORTHEAST...WITH LOW 30S SOUTH.

THE LEADING AFFECTS OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL BE FELT
ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA ON SUNDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN BEFORE
SUNRISE IN THE NORTHWEST AND GRADUALLY SPREAD EASTWARD DURING THE
DAY. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT
SUNDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS ALONG THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA DURING THE
DAY. TEMPERATURES SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOW 30S
NORTHEAST TO THE UPPER 30S SOUTHEAST AND IN THE MINNESOTA RIVER VALLEY.

$$

HUYCK






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