HEAVY SNOW DEVELOPING THIS MORNING AND SPREADING SOUTHEAST
Snow, occasionally heavy at times, will develop this morning
across western Minnesota. The snow will spread southeast through
the afternoon. Snowfall rates of an inch per hour are possible
along the Minnesota River Valley, west of Mankato, and over the
Buffalo Ridge. The snow will end from north to south later this
afternoon, and early evening.
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through early Friday
evening west of a line from Glenwood to Albert Lea. A Winter
Weather Advisory remains in effect east of the warning area to
the Mississippi River.
Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected in the
warning area with 3 to 5 inches in the advisory area. Amounts
will drop off quickly east of the Mississippi River.
Attention: Douglas-Todd-Stearns Counties
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, and St CloudWINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches in Douglas, Stearns and Todd Counties until 6 PM CST Friday.
Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
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.