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Snowfall to continue Tuesday morning, Dec. 28, in west central Minnesota, forecast to clear by afternoon

Several inches of snow are forecast this morning for west central Minnesota.

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The snowfall continued Tuesday morning on Business Highway 71 along Willmar Lake in north Willmar, Minnesota. Tribune photo / Kelly Boldan

CHANHASSEN — Snow is forecast for much of west central Minnesota, through 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. The snow will break across Minnesota this morning and move into western Wisconsin by this afternoon.

To the west of Willmar, snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible. The snow totals east of Willmar will be a bit higher through 3 p.m. this afternoon, with Meeker, Stearns and Wright counties getting 1 to 3 inches.

There will be decreasing clouds overnight, with a low around -12 degrees and wind chill values as low as -24.

Wednesday will remain mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 2 with wind chill values as low as -25.

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Kelly Boldan has been editor of West Central Tribune and Wctrib.com in Willmar, Minnesota, since October 2001. He joined Forum Communications Co. in November 1998 as editor of the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer.
Boldan can be reached via email: editor@wctrib.com or telephone: 320-214-4331.
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