We’re already off and running early Wednesday with temperatures in the 30s for southern Minnesota and teens and 20s in northern Minnesota. We’ll see yet another mild day today with highs Wednesday afternoon in the 40s south, mid-30s Twin Cities and central Minnesota, with still some chillier readings in the far north: teens and low 20s.
We do have a few brief, light snow showers scattered around the region early Wednesday morning.
Another shot of light snow is possible late Wednesday night and early Thursday. It will be warm enough aloft that some of this precipitation could be a few mixed showers. There could be a few spots that see a dusting to a coating (under one-half inch) accumulations early Thursday morning.
The focus then turns to Friday’s storm system. Accumulating snow is likely for central and southern Minnesota with the heaviest totals shaping up to be in the southwest and west-central portions of Minnesota. There is already a winter storm watch for these areas. Amounts will be lower east and north of the winter storm watch area.
The track and amounts with this system could still change but the computer models have really come into more alignment and agreement over the past 24 hours.
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