Temperatures turn milder again for Minnesota on Monday

The Arrowhead can expect accumulating snow.

A system moving across Minnesota Monday brings areas of precipitation, mild temperatures and breezier winds by the afternoon.

Monday forecast

Minnesota is starting Monday off very mild for the end of November, under the influence of the warm front side of a storm moving across the state.

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Forecast storm position midday Monday.
National Weather Service

The warmer air with the front has temperatures in the 20s and low 30s Monday morning and moved a light mix of precipitation across much of the state overnight.

As of 7 a.m., there is still some very spotty mixed precipitation along the eastern edge of Minnesota, which is all snow in the Arrowhead.

The Arrowhead is the one place the snow lingers into the afternoon, and that will lead to 1 to 2 inches of accumulation for parts of the region.

The rest of the state sees decreasing clouds and mild temperatures thanks to the warm flow, with highs ranging from 30s north to 50s southwest.

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Monday high temperatures.
National Weather Service

However, the cold front side of the storm does moves across the state during the day, and as winds shift to the northwest it will become breezier. Southwestern Minnesota in particular can expect gusts over 20 mph.

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Forecast wind pattern Monday afternoon
National Weather Service

That cold front drops temperatures a couple degrees by Tuesday, but overall, the week stays mild.

That extended forecast will be updated around 9 a.m.

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