End-of-March Blizzard to Narrowly Miss Minneapolis

By , Senior Meteorologist
March 31, 2014; 4:02 AM ET
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Minneapolis will narrowly miss the worst of a blizzard set to close out March across the northern Plains.

The blizzard will unfold across South Dakota, southern North Dakota and western Minnesota on Monday.

The storm will then track northeastward to central Ontario Monday night through Tuesday, weakening some and causing the blizzard conditions to wane.

Northern Minnesota, however, will still be subject to heavy snow that will accumulate a foot or more.

The track of the storm will allow Minneapolis to escape the worst of the blizzard and the heaviest snow, but the city may still face slick travel Monday night as some snow rotates through and temperatures plummet below freezing.

Snow amounts in Minneapolis will be on the order of a coating to an inch.

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Preceding the snow Monday night with be some rain during the daylight hours and temperatures rising well in to the 50s.

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