Old school synoptic meteorology places the band of heaviest snow about a hundred miles north and northeast of the center of lowest surface pressure. Here’s the track of the surface low as it moves out of South Dakota today and into far southeast Minnesota on Saturday morning. The time stamp is in Universal time, which means 12Z is 6am CST.
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Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.