Milder temps here today; heavy snow in parts of Texas

Dense fog advisory Sunday morning in NW Minn.

Some of us woke up to fog Sunday morning. A dense fog advisory continues until noon this Sunday in parts of northwestern and west-central Minnesota:

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Dense fog advisory until noon Sunday
National Weather Service

Here are details of the dense fog advisory:

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Forks ND 901 AM CST Sun Jan 10 2021 MNZ008-013>016-022-023-027-028-030-031-101800- /O.CON.KFGF.FG.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210110T1800Z/ East Marshall-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater- Mahnomen-South Clearwater-West Becker-East Becker-West Otter Tail- East Otter Tail- Including the cities of Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, and Battle Lake 901 AM CST Sun Jan 10 2021 ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY... * WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one quarter mile in dense fog. * WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota. * WHEN...Until noon CST today. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

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Measurable precipitation is not expected today, but a bit of mist or freezing mist is possible in areas with the thickest fog. A stray flurry is also possible. Northeastern Minnesota could see some light snow showers or a mix late Sunday night and early Monday.

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

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Simulated radar Sunday evening through Monday morning
NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

Temperature trends

Sunday highs will be mainly in the upper 20s to around 30 in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Monday highs will be mainly in the 30s, with a few upper 20s in northeastern Minnesota:

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Monday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Twin Cities metro area highs are projected to reach the mid 30s on Tuesday, followed by upper 30s Wednesday, mid 30s Thursday and upper 20s on Friday.

Heavy snow in Texas

Parts of central and north Texas are seeing heavy snow today.

This Sunday morning snow video is from Glen Rose, Texas…which is southwest of Fort Worth:

A combination of winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect this Sunday and Sunday night in Texas:

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Sunday advisories and winter storm warnings in Texas
National Weather Service

January golf

When I saw that our Jan. 10 record high in the Twin Cities is 52 degrees, it jogged a memory. I played golf on Braemar’s 9-hole executive course in Edina on the date that the record high was set: Jan. 10, 2012. There were a lot of golfers out that day:

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Jan. 10, 2012 Edina, Minnesota
Ron Trenda

I’ve been lucky enough to play golf in the Twin Cities at least once in every month of the year.

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