Minneapolis: Another Swath of Snow to Arrive Late Week

By Kristen Rodman, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
April 4, 2014; 2:56 AM ET
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Despite the season, another snowstorm will slam Minneapolis and the surrounding area late this week, spreading a swath of snow on the region.

By midweek, springlike temperatures were lost as temperatures dropped into the 30s Thursday. Overnight temperatures will be below freezing until Saturday.

On Thursday morning, light snow began to fall, accompanied by breezy winds which persisted through Thursday night. The brought accumulations of over half a foot to the city.

A few more inches are likely Friday before the snow tapers off.

Travel delays are likely as the storm ramps up across the region, as roadways become snow-covered and slippery. Motorists should use caution when driving.

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However, mild weather will return soon after, as temperatures reach 50 F by Sunday. Both Saturday and Sunday will feature sunshine.

The city's next chance for precipitation will come on Monday, as some rain showers are likely in the area.


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