Winter Storm Still On Track To Hit Minnesota After Christmas



We're starting the week on a bright and generally pleasant note as high pressure brings sunshine, light winds, and seasonable temperatures for our Christmas Eve. "It is important to keep up on the latest forecast if you plan to travel during this time".

Light and occasionally moderate snow will bring 1 to 3 inches to the central mountains and southern highlands through tonight.

If you're dreaming of a White Christmas, most of us will wake up from that dream on Tuesday without any snow in sight.

- Chicagoans hoping for a white Christmas will be disappointed to find cloudy skies and no snowfall in the city this morning.

Well, chasing the various weather model's solutions for Christmas Day weather over the last week or so has been an exercise in patience to say the least!

Today after morning fog we'll have a mix of sun and clouds but likely more clouds that sun however it'll still be mild with highs in the mid 40s to low 50s. Dry conditions will remain in place overnight with lows cooling to the 30s.


Forecasters said there's a 50 percent chance of snow on Wednesday, and a 20 percent chance on Thursday. I would say this is a great way to get a little Christmas snow without all the headaches of a big storm.

Quiet weather will briefly return tomorrow night into the day on Wednesday, then the potential for a stronger winter storm will arrive Wednesday night.

The network is forecasting temperatures for Christmas Day and Christmas Eve to be around -2 C in Newfoundland and Labrador, -4 C in Nova Scotia and - 8 C in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.

A few showers are possible Wednesday evening with the chance for rain becoming more likely as we move through a breezy and warmer Thursday.

Temperatures will be a fair amount cooler this weekend.

The storm will impact highways for anyone in the region traveling later this week.

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