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Where the heaviest snow could fall Sunday in Minnesota

Just another round of October snow on the way....
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The Twin Cities got hit by snow on Tuesday, central and northern Minnesota received accumulating snow on Thursday, and it appears that far southern Minnesota stands the best chance for the next round of accumulating snow this weekend.

According to the National Weather Service, the storm system on Saturday night into Sunday "should produce a larger area with a few inches of snowfall over the course of the day," with the "heaviest snowfall amounts" along the Minnesota-Iowa border. 

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The NAM computer model is currently pushing out the most snow in southwest Minnesota, with 1-3 inches possible in the Twin Cities. Here's a closer look at what the NAM is projecting, though this is definitely subject to change over the next 24-36 hours. 

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The simulated future radar from the NAM model shows snow moving into Minnesota late Saturday night and exiting the area by about midday Sunday. 

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After Sunday, the active weather pattern slows down a bit and there are no major storms forecast to move through the region. But prepare for the coldest temps of the season early next week. 

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"Lows for Sunday and Monday night will plummet into the teens and single digits with highs on Monday and Tuesday struggling to get into the upper 20s," says the National Weather Service. Even the Twin Cities will dip into the teens overnight. 

Signs of hope are in the long term as late next week temps warm into the 40s, maybe even the 50s by the weekend. We'll see, but those who are going trick-or-treating next Saturday – the Minnesota Department of Health advises against door-to-door trick-or-treating to avoid COVID-19 transmission – might have some warmer weather, at least. 

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