Friday, January 17, 2020  
County Forecast for Granite Falls , MN
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Including the city of Granite Falls
1203 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

..winter storm warning in effect until 6 am cst saturday   
..blizzard warning in effect from 6 am to 6 pm cst saturday   
Rest of today   Not as cold. Breezy. Snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Highs in the mid 20s. Southeast winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Tonight   Breezy. Snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle in the evening, then snow after midnight. Patchy blowing and drifting snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows around 7. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Saturday   Much colder. Windy. Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Blowing and drifting snow. Highs around 8. Temperatures falling to zero to 5 above in the afternoon. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Lowest wind chills around 28 below.
Saturday night   Colder, breezy. Mostly clear. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. Lows around 8 below. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph decreasing to 35 mph after midnight. Lowest wind chills around 30 below.
Sunday   Partly cloudy. Highs around 1. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Lowest wind chills around 30 below.
Sunday night   Mostly clear. Lows around 10 below.
Martin luther king jr day   Sunny. Highs around 6.
Monday night   Mostly clear. Lows near zero on the Buffalo Ridge and around 4 below in the Minnesota River Valley. Temperatures rising to around 5 above overnight.
Tuesday   Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. Temperatures falling into the lower 20s in the afternoon.
Tuesday night and wednesday   Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
Wednesday night and thursday   Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
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Bryce Anderson – DTN Meteorologist
North-Central Snow, Ice Saturday

Blizzard conditions today into Saturday will cover much of the north-central area. Snow will turn to rain for eastern and southern areas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 6:04AM Fri Jan 17, 2020 CST
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