MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Simply as Minnesotans are settling into spring, a large snowstorm is headed our means.
WCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows says after a Sunday with highs within the 40s, the state will drop to the low-30s within the night, and rise solely into the mid-30s Monday — simply in time for a storm system to roll in through the morning hours.
— LisameadowsCBS (@LisaMeadowsCBS) March 15, 2021
The system — which has already dropped loads of snow in Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska — will battle a pocket of dry air pushing south from northern Minnesota, which is part of the state that can keep dry.
A Winter Storm Advisory and a Winter Storm Warning might be in impact all through southern Minnesota between 1 a.m. and 4 p.m. The storm will enter the southwest nook of the state after midnight, that includes a snowfall charge of 1-2 inches an hour for a number of hours. That a part of the state will even expertise below-zero lows in a single day.
Cities like Redwood Falls and Faribault will probably get 3-5 inches of snow, whereas additional south, alongside the I-90 hall, communities may see 6-9 inches.
— LisameadowsCBS (@LisaMeadowsCBS) March 14, 2021
Because the storm heads north, the precipitation will flip right into a slushy rain-snow combine. It can attain the Twin Cities by about 10 a.m., however the snow will principally soften on contact. The heaviest precipitation might be between 1 p.m. to five p.m., with 1-3 inches anticipated. The system will exit the state by 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Any lingering slush might be gone Wednesday, as temperatures make a rebound. The mercury will preserve rising for the remainder of the week, and we’ll be again to the excessive 50s by subsequent weekend.
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