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Actual measured size differed some, but this radar-estimated hail swath image gives a general idea of where hail occurred overnight (as well as where the larger hailstones likely fell). #mnwx
A potentially historic storm will arrive late Wednesday, bringing a variety of precip types, strong wind gusts in excess of 50 mph, and very heavy snow totals. The snowfall gradient near the metro may end up tighter than currently shown. Prepare now for a severe winter storm.
Have you noticed a tan or orange tint to the snow this morning? If so, the color is likely due to dust that was blown by high winds all the way from west Texas. Here's a satellite image from yesterday showing the blowing dust in west Texas heading NE. #mnwx #wiwx #txwx
He may be dressed like an astronaut, but for good reason. It was the coldest balloon launch in 23 years. The temperature was -29.5. #BoldNorth
In the "in case you were ever curious" department... It'd take 693 years to resurface Lake Superior with a Zamboni, study says via @freep
Only in Minnesota does it take 3 days for one to go from needing to look like an astronaut in order to go outside to looking like they are at the beach. #mnwx
Minnesota is known for its cold winters, but the state truly experiences all four seasons. In Minneapolis/St. Paul this year the difference between the coldest wind chill and warmest heat index has been 170°! #mnwx
A large winter storm will bring significant snow accumulations to much of the region Saturday into early Sunday. Some areas could see over 12 inches.