Saturday flake chance; breezy

Temps slightly above average today

A low pressure system is moving through Minnesota and into Wisconsin today. It brings with it some areas of light snow showers, with the best chance of accumulation to the north and northeast:

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Saturday snow potential
National Weather Service

Central Minnesota, the Twin Cities metro area, southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin could see a few stray snowflakes at times this morning and possibly a bit of drizzle. Here’s the Twin Cities NWS depiction of snow potential today:

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Saturday snow potential
National Weather Service

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Morning update

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You can hear updated weather information for Minnesota and western Wisconsin on the Minnesota Public Radio News network, and you can see updated weather info on the MPR News live weather blog.

Temps and winds

Our average Twin Cities high temperature is 36 degrees on Nov. 27. Much of the metro area will have Saturday highs in the upper 30s. There’ll be a lot of 30s in Minnesota and Wisconsin Saturday afternoon, with highs reaching the 40s in far southern Minnesota and parts of west-central Minnesota

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Saturday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Saturday will be breezy in many areas. Winds could gust over 30 mph in southwestern Minnesota:

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Saturday noon forecast wind gusts
National Weather Service

Forecast gusts are in knots, with 20 knots equal to 23 mph.

Update

The Updraft blog will be updated around 10:15 a.m. today with details on our Sunday weather and a look at the week ahead.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:39 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.

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