Flurries and isolated light snow accumulations are possible this evening, mainly north of I-90. Fog then looks likely overnight into Wednesday, followed by another chance for light snow overnight into Thursday. Accumulations will be minimal with both of these weather systems.
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Widespread fog east of Interstate 29 early this morning will lift to reveal plenty of sunshine today. Through the week, there will be periods of clouds and sunshine intermixed, but overall temperatures will climb above normal, especially by mid to late week. The only threat for precipitation will come Wednesday night, with some light snow possible as warmer air pushes eastward through the region.
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