The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning through today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. Officials says up to 3 inches of snow is possible across the area. Gusting winds up to 55 mph at times will impact driving condtions.
315 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2023
…BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING…
* WHAT…Blizzard conditions. Total snow accumulations of up to three inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.
* WHERE…Douglas, Stevens and Pope Counties.
* WHEN…Until 10 AM CST this morning.
* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Strong winds could cause tree damage. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or 511wi.gov for Wisconsin.