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An Unsettled Weekend For The West

A large and strong Pacific storm system will impact a good portion of the West this weekend. Heavy rain, widespread mountain snow, gusty winds and a variety of marine related hazards are likely. The heavy rain threat may result in some flash flooding today and Saturday across north-central portions of California and southwestern Oregon, especially near recent and vulnerable burn scar areas. Read More >

Periodic light snow expected during the next several days, then much colder. Skies will remain mostly cloudy today with flurries. A weak clipper will bring up to 1 inch of snow to northern Minnesota through tonight. 1 to 2 inches possible in northern Iron County, WI with lake enhancement. Light snow again on Sunday, then accumulating snow on Monday. Snow totals of 2 to 5 inches in northwest Wisconsin, lower amounts in central and east-central Minnesota. Dry north of the Iron Range. Arctic air arrives Monday night. Expect highs near or below zero Tuesday and Wednesday with lows in the single digits and teens below zero.