Weather Forecast

Traffic made its way along Highway 210 in west Brainerd through a heavy snow Thu

Second storm expected after lull


Don't relax just yet.

This winter storm, with its steady Thursday rain turning to snow, is expected to be replaced by a brief lull, which is forecast to be followed by a second snow-maker and a temperature plunge.

Ed Flenz, forecaster with the National Weather Service in Duluth, said it's uncertain how much more snow may arrive Friday night or Saturday, but he said the break in the action may be brief.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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