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Northland Outdoors Forecast: Mild for the region after Friday's snow

A snow storm will impact southern Minnesota and Wisconsin on Friday with sunny days to follow.

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Travel will be impacted with heavy snow in southern Minnesota and Wisconsin Friday into Friday night. Expect quiet weather and more sunshine for Saturday and Sunday around the region.

A snow storm will be sliding by the southern tier of our region this weekend. The Twin Cities to Rochester will have a good shot at picking up multiple inches of snow. A large swath of the area is looking to get 4-8" of snow.

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Futurecast showing snow across portions of the region on Friday.

Friday's weather is shaping up to be rather quiet where the snow isn't falling. Highs will reach the 20s and 30s for most.


Friday's forecast for the region.

Behind the system that will bring the snow on Friday we can expect plenty of sunshine.

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Futurecast outlook for Saturday.

Saturday will hit the 20s for most with a few reaching the 30s. More sunshine than clouds is expected.

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Saturday afternoon forecast for the region.


A mild west and southwest wind will pick up some across the Dakotas on Saturday. This will lead to mild temperatures in the days ahead.

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Wind trend for the region on Saturday aftenroon.

Sunday will be a little warmer than Saturday. Highs will reach into the 30s for most with parts of the Dakotas getting even warmer.

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Sunday' s forecast for the region.

Sunday will be mild. More sunshine than clouds expected with decent travel conditions.


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Futurecast outlook for Sunday.

I grew up in Minnesota and my love of the outdoors lead me on a path to becoming in meteorologist. I got my Bachelor of Science in meteorology at St. Cloud State University. I started out my career as a TV meteorologist in Bismarck at KX News in 2010. I left Bismarck for Fargo in the fall of 2015 where I've been since working for WDAY as well as The Forum.
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