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Hazardous weather, chance of snow in today's forecast

WILLMAR - The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook today and tonight for portions of central and southern Minnesota. Patchy freezing drizzle is possible today, along with a chance of snow into tonight. Colder temperatur...

WILLMAR - The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook today and tonight for portions of central and southern Minnesota.

Patchy freezing drizzle is possible today, along with a chance of snow into tonight.

Colder temperatures are in store next week through New Year’s Day. Wind chill temperatures near 25 below are forecast for Tuesday night, mainly in west central Minnesota.

The hazardous weather outlook includes Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Meeker, Pope, Stearns, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties.

A winter weather advisory also is in effect today and tonight across southern Minnesota, including Renville and Redwood counties.

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The Weather Service said a band of snow will move across the southern part of the state tonight, bringing three to five inches of snow. Some locations may see up to six inches of snow.

The snowfall will be concentrated along a line from southeast of Redwood Falls to Maple Grove. It is forecast to rapidly expand between 6 and 9 p.m. tonight before tapering off early Saturday morning.

 

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