The weather bounces back on Sunday; snow possible late tonight & early Mon.


I think you will like our Sunday time.

The average high temperature for our twin cities is 40 degrees this time of year. Most of the metro area will hit 40 this afternoon, with some points slightly above 40.

Highs will range from 40s in southern Minnesota to 20s in parts of northern Minnesota.

Highs expected on Sunday

National Weather Service

Winds will be gusting to around 20 mph or more in parts of northern and eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin this afternoon:

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Sunday 1 p.m. expect gusty winds

National Weather Service

Forecast gusts are in knots, with 18 knots equaling 20.7 mph.

Chance of snow Sunday night/Monday morning

Snow will spread to parts of central and northern Minnesota and Wisconsin Sunday evening, then persist in parts of the east Monday morning.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential precipitation pattern from 10 p.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday:

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Simulated radar 10 p.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday

NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

The metropolitan area will be near the southern edge of the snow band. Here are the first snow forecasts from the NWS from Sunday evening to Monday morning:

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Snow forecast Sunday evening and Monday morning

National Weather Service

1 to 2 inches can fall in central Minnesota, with 2 to 3 inches just north of the metropolitan area in Wisconsin. Some locations may also see some freezing drizzle.

You can hear updated weather information for Minnesota and western Wisconsin on the Minnesota Public Radio News Network, and you can see updated weather information on the MPR News live weather blog.

Update

A new Updraft blog will be posted around 10:20 a.m. with a preview of the week ahead.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35am, 9:35am and 4:39pm every Saturday and Sunday.

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