Weather Forecast

The Perham area was spared from heavy snowfall that hit other parts of Minnesota overnight on Monday, but snow fell on Friday making for slushy roads and slippery travel. (Seen here is snow piled up on cars parked in Alexandria on Tuesday morning.) Lowell Anderson/Forum News Service

Spring flakes out: After record-setting winter, more cold and snow marks the start of spring

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Believe it or not, spring has sprung.

March 20, marks the first day of spring – though it’s hard to tell with cold temperatures still clinging and snowfalls not slowing down.


At press time Tuesday, some weather reports were calling for 2 to 4 inches of snow in the Perham area, with a chance of more on Friday and next Monday. Temperatures for the week were not expected to get above 40 degrees.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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