After a round of light snow across southern Minnesota late Friday, a second and more significant round of snow is in store across Minnesota for tonight into Sunday.
A coating to an inch of snow fell across southern Minnesota, including in Minneapolis, with the first round Friday afternoon into Friday night.
It was a "wet, sloppy snow" and more of a "nuisance snow," according to AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Brian Wimer.
As a more potent storm slides from the Rockies into the northern Plains on today, heavier snow will fall along the northern and western edge of the storm.
Snow will move into Minnesota tonight into Sunday from the second storm. Accumulations are predicted to be 3-6 inches in Minneapolis.
"Winds will kick up on Sunday and there might be blowing and drifting snow," Wimer said.
Flight delays may be possible at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Sunday due to snow, low visibility and wind.
Areas farther north and northeast of Minneapolis may receive even more snow; 6-12 inches of snow is forecast for north-central portions of Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and portions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Thumbnail image of Minneapolis skyline from Photos.com.
Despite the calendar flipping to December, snow is not in the works for Washington, D.C., and Baltimore this week. Milder air and rain will instead make a return.
Despite the calendar flipping to December, snow is not in the works for Harrisburg this week. Milder air and rain will instead make a return.
Despite the calendar flipping to December, snow is not in the works for Philadelphia this week. Milder air and rain will instead make a return.
December is set to kick off with rain returning and chilly air once again loosening its grip on the Boston area.
December is set to kick off with rain returning and chilly air once again loosening its grip on the New York City area.
The first widespread ice storm of the season will slowly diminish over parts of the southern and central Plains, but areas of slippery travel will continue on Sunday.
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Severe "nor'easter" in New England - winds in Boston averaged 40.5 mph over a 24-hour period. The rain changed to snow which accumulated to 16 inches in interior New England. Thirty-tree deaths were attributed to the storm.
November 1972 was one of the wettest on record for the Northeastern U.S. As of the 27th, NYC had its wettest November ever with 11.36 inches. This broke the old record of 9.97 inches. Binghamton, NY, had a monthly total of 7.11 inches -- the wettest November in the 75-year history of record keeping at Broome County Airport. Binghamton also had 19.4 inches of snow -- exactly a foot above normal.