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.
Preceding the snow Monday night with be some rain during the daylight hours and temperatures rising well in to the 50s.
Fung-wong will spread heavy rainfall across South Korea and Japan next week.
The fall season will start of seasonable for Minneapolis as high pressure yields several pleasant days through midweek.
Locally gusty thunderstorms will erupt over the Upper Midwest and sweep through the swath from Chicago to Detroit on Saturday. The storms may threaten football games.
A surge of warmth will quickly be erased as thunderstorms and a cold front sweep through the Northeast on Sunday.
The body of a missing Austin, Texas sheriff's deputy was found in a lake Friday afternoon, The Associated Press reports.
After Fung-wong inundated the northern Philippines, the storm now will take at Taiwan and eastern China.
Central U.S. (1991)
Very early cold snap..... Location Temp Record Peoria, Ill. 32 33/1918 Burlington, Iowa 32 35/1918 Chicago, Ill. 36 38/1956 Indianapolis, Ind. 36 37/1956 Waterloo, Iowa 27 31/1971
Denver, CO ()
4-9" of heavy wet snow fell, downing tree limbs and causing power outages.
Rangely, CO ()
Large hail (some 4" in diameter) caused $ million in damages to cars, trucks, and buildings.