Cold, pouring rain washing out to a wintry transition this weekend
Transition from rain Thursday to mixed rain-and-snow Friday as bitter cold air sweeps into the U.P. towards the weekend.
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A Northern Plains system continues to bring moderate to heavy rain plus thunderstorms through Thursday. Following the system’s passage, a deep cold airmass sweeps the U.P. for a snowy weekend to come -- total weekend snowfall amounts can exceed a half-foot in higher elevations west.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a moderate to heavy rain showers and a few thunderstorms; northeasterly winds over the Copper County, southwesterly winds overall in the U.P. gusting over 20 mph
>Lows: Mid 40s to Upper 50s (cooler west, milder east)
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with scattered moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms, tapering off gradually late; westerly winds 15 mph gusting over 25 mph
>Highs: 40s west... 50s/60 east
Friday, Veterans Day: Mostly cloudy with snow showers west and mixed rain and snow east; blustery
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with lake effect snow over the north wind belts; blustery with below seasonal temperatures
Sunday through Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy with few to scattered lake effect snow over the north wind belts; blustery with below seasonal temperatures
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with moderate to heavy snow possible
Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy with snow showers
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