Periods of Sunday snow, highest amounts far southern Minn.

Light accumulations in the metro area

Portions of southern Minnesota had snow accumulations overnight, and additional periods of snow are expected this Sunday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential precipitation pattern Sunday through Sunday evening:

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Simulated radar Sunday and Sunday evening
NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

The far northern part of the Twin Cities metro area may see just a dusting of snow, with less than one inch across most of the metro. It looks like southern parts of Scott and Dakota County could see a little over an inch. Far southern Minnesota, especially along and south of I-90 could see 2 inches or more of additional snow today:

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Sunday through Sunday night forecast snow amounts
National Weather Service

A winter weather advisory in southwestern Minnesota plus Martin county of south-central Minnesota continues today, ending at 1 a.m. Monday:

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Winter weather advisory (shaded blue) Sunday and Sunday evening
National Weather Service

You can hear updated weather information on the MPR network, and you’ll see updated weather info on the MPR News live weather blog.

Cold again

Sunday highs will range from the upper 20s to lower 30s across most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin:

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Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

That’s more like early December than Oct. 25!

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