Cold start but warmer afternoon Thursday; more snow late Friday

A temperature roller coaster with more snow for some late Friday

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The set up for our next storm system Friday that will affect primarily northern and central Minnesota
College of DuPage Weather

It’s a cold start with single digits and teens early Thursday morning and subzero wind chills but we’ll rebound quickly. Highs will be in the 30s south and 20s north by afternoon. It’ll be breezy still but from the southeast at 10-20 mph. More snow is on the way for mainly northern and central Minnesota late Friday.

Warming up Thursday and Friday

After a frigid start this Thursday morning, temperatures rebound by afternoon to near freezing in southern Minnesota. It’ll continue to be breezy but from the southeast Thursday at 10-20 mph.

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Forecast high temperatures Thursday
NOAA via pivotal weather

It’ll be even warmer across southern Minnesota with highs in the low 40s in the southeast but with a substantial temperature gradient. Northwest Minnesota will be in the teens and low 20s only.

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Forecast high temperatures Friday
NOAA via pivotal weather

The next round of snow

The next round of snow is heading toward Minnesota Friday. Snow showers will develop in northwest Minnesota first midday Friday and spread east and southeast. In central and southeast Minnesota we may see a few sprinkles first. The bulk of the snow will be confined to central and northern Minnesota this time.

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Forecast precipitation Friday through Friday night
College of DuPage Weather

Portions of northern Minnesota will see a few inches of snow with just a coating farther south.

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Forecast snowfall Friday into Friday night
NOAA via pivotal weather

Temperatures dip again Saturday into the teens and single digits with gusty winds creating subzero wind chills and blowing the fresh snow around.  

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