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More Hazardous Weather on the Way to Richfield, Twin Cities

The rain is already falling and will likely mix with snow Saturday and Sunday.

Richfield will see some rain and snow this weekend. It will be sloppy, but nothing like last weekend.

According to the National Weather Service, rain began falling ovenight and will continue through much of Saturday, with high temperatures in the mid-30s and low temperatures around 30 degrees.

Cities north and west of the Minneapolis/Twin Cities metro area will see freezing rain.

Some snow is possible Saturday night into midday Sunday in Richfield. The high temperature is forecast to be 31 Sunday, with a low temperature of 17 degrees.

Here is the National Weather Service's Full Hazardous Weather Outlook statement:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 545 AM CST SAT DEC 15 2012

MNZ058>063-065>070-074>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ023>028-161145- MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD- SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE- WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN- ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE- 545 AM CST SAT DEC 15 2012

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH SNOW THIS AFTERNOON...AND CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF A TRACE TO ONE INCH APPEAR POSSIBLE BY DAYBREAK SUNDAY.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

MORE ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LOOKING POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK AS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE MIDWEST. TEMPERATURES WITH THIS SYSTEM LOOK TO BE COOLER...WITH PRECIPITATION FALLING AS SNOW.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND SNOWFALL OBSERVERS ARE URGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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