Latest mesoscale discussion from the lead forecasters at the Storm Prediction Center. Heavy snow falling at the rate of one to two inches per hour through the afternoon. Let’s see if we can stack up twelve inches by midnight in some locations.
Note the shift of the snow band to the north, which has been over Mankato for several hours.
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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.