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Snow ushers in cooler weekend

A light snow shower should lead us into some cooler temperatures this weekend, though temps shouldn't stray too far from the average. Most forecasters are predicting the metro will see anywhere from a light dusting to an inch of snow.
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From the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen:

Light snow will spread into western Minnesota this morning and then across much of the area by this afternoon. Most places should see an inch or less of snow. The most likely area for some 1-2 inch accumulations will be across central Minnesota toward west central Wisconsin. This weekend will be cooler but still near normal.

Kare 11's Sven Sundgaard takes a look at the forecast:

WCCO reports the metro could see anywhere from "a coating up to 2 inches."

Paul Douglas at the Star Tribune is predicting up to an inch.

And KSTP says the snowfall should end before the evening commute, with total accumulation between a half-inch and an inch:

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