Gray and misty again Wednesday

Light rain and snow diminishes across the state

Areas of light rain and snow slowly move out Wednesday, but the entire days stays mostly cloudy and cool.

Wednesday’s forecast

The low pressure that has been bringing mostly light rain and snow across Minnesota since Monday is finally starting to move farther to the east.  As that happens, the precipitation continues to diminish. 

With most of the state starting Wednesday in the 20s and low 30s, much of the morning precipitation is spotty light snow or flurries. 

As temperatures climb during the day, more of the precipitation switches to very light rain showers. 

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Precipitation forecast late Wednesday morning
National Weather Service

By the afternoon, the moisture clears western Minnesota, and only a little light rain lingers east. All the precipitation moves out by the evening. 

No significant rain or snow totals are expected.

Although skies remain mostly cloudy, winds will not be as gusty, and highs nudge a couple degrees higher than Tuesday. Afternoon temperatures in the 30s northwest and 40s for the rest of the state, plus less of a wind chill, should feel noticeably milder, despite still being 10 to 15 degrees below average.

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Wednesday high temperatures
National Weather Service

Temperature slowly climb the rest of the week and more sunshine returns. That extended forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.

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