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Winter is not done, Snow expected Sunday night

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news Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

While area rivers continue to flood, snow and rain could be headed for west central Minnesota this weekend.

According to the National Weather Service, a low pressure system could move out of the Rockies and produce a few inches of snow over parts of central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin.

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The path of the system is still uncertain, but at this point the snow is expected to fall near and north of a line from Alexandria to Little Falls.

Minnesota rivers are expected to remain above flood stages at least through the end of next week.

The current forecast for the Willmar area:

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 41, then foggy tonight with a low around 26; winds are expected to gust as high as 26 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high around 40; winds will be calmer; rain likely after 1 a.m. with a low around 33; chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Sunday: Rain, with a high in low 40s; chance of precipitation is 80 percent; snow likely after midnight, with a low around 32.

Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain; cloudy and breezy, with a high near 39; chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45; partly cloudy later, with a low around 30.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49; then partly cloudy with a low around 30.

Thursday: A slight chance of rain; partly sunny, with a high near 49.

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