The winter mix ends Wednesday evening; The 50s are coming back this weekend

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Rain, thunder, ice, sleet and snow. We’ve seen it all over Minnesota.

Our interesting midweek storm system ends in Minnesota on Wednesday evening. Before that, we’ll see a few more wintery mix zones tonight.

Heavy snowfall is coming from northern Minnesota.

Winter weather advisories continue until midnight for most of northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.

Including the cities of Duluth, Pine City, Hinckley, Grantsburg and Spooner

10:32 AM CDT Wed, March 30, 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulation up to an inch and ice accumulation of a slight glaze.

* WHERE… In Wisconsin, Burnett and Washburn counties. In Minnesota, Carlton and South St. Louis and Pine counties. This includes the Fond du Lac Band and Mille Lacs Band Tribal Lands, Lake Lena and Hinckley areas.

* WHEN… Until midnight CDT tonight.

* IMPACTS… Expect slippery road conditions. Hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

For Southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities, our winter mixed pack will transition to mostly light snow through Wednesday evening. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s NAM 3 km model paints bands of mostly light snow across the region moving east after about 10 p.m.

NOAA NAM 3k pattern until 10 p.m. Wednesday

NOAA, via Tropical Tidbits

Overall snow accumulations appear light, with less than an inch in most areas around the Twin Cities. A few more inches are likely in northern and southeastern Minnesota and much of Wisconsin.

Snowfall Projection

Snowfall projections.

Twin Cities National Weather Service

Softer this weekend

Our winter mess will melt away by this weekend in southern Minnesota. Friday high temperatures are back to the 40s across most of Minnesota.

High temperatures expected Friday

High temperatures expected Friday.

NOAA

And 50s highs return this weekend for the Twin Cities and most of southern and western Minnesota.

High temperatures expected Saturday

High temperatures expected Saturday.

NOAA

The average high temperature for this weekend in the Twin Cities is 50 degrees, with an average low of 32.

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