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Paul Gottwalt
Paul Gottwalt sent us this breathtaking photo of sunset on the snow near Pierz, Minnesota.

Brainerd Lakes area forecast: Dec. 27 - Jan. 1

Spectacular winter sunset photos from Pierz

Posted: December 27, 2013 - 10:42am
Can you feel the crispness of the air when you breath? The absolute stillness in the lack of sound? Paul Gottwalt sent us these stunning photos of sunset on the snow near Pierz, Minnesota.  Paul Gottwalt
Paul Gottwalt
Can you feel the crispness of the air when you breath? The absolute stillness in the lack of sound? Paul Gottwalt sent us these stunning photos of sunset on the snow near Pierz, Minnesota.

Rest of today... Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning. Highs 32 to 37. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight... Partly cloudy. Lows 14 to 19. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday... Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Highs 25 to 30. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north late in the morning... Then increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night... Breezy. Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Snow likely in the evening... Then a slight chance of light snow after midnight. Light snow accumulations. Lows 14 below to 19 below zero. North wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values 30 below to 40 below zero.

Sunday... Colder. Mostly sunny. Highs 1 below to 6 below zero. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 35 below to 45 below zero in the morning.

Sunday night and Monday... Mostly clear. Lows 23 below to 28 below zero. Highs 4 below to 9 below zero.

Monday night... Partly cloudy. Lows 20 below to 25 below zero.

Tuesday... Mostly sunny. Highs 6 below to 11 below zero.

Tuesday night... Partly cloudy. Lows 18 below to 23 below zero.

New years day... Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Highs zero to 5 above zero.