Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 2:47PM CST until February 20 at 12:00PM CST by NWS Minneapolis
Anoka; Brown; Carver; Chisago; Hennepin; McLeod; Nicollet; Ramsey; Redwood; Renville; Sibley; Washington
...MUCH LIGHTER PRECIPITATION THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
...ACCUMULATING SNOW, MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET RETURNS
.The majority of the measurable precipitation has ended for most
of Minnesota this afternoon. Some freezing rain, sleet and snow
will occur in west central Wisconsin before tapering off to
freezing drizzle or flurries by late afternoon. There will be a
break in the precipitation for this evening before snow, sleet
and freezing rain returns late tonight for southern and central
Minnesota, as well as west central Wisconsin. Some light freezing
drizzle or flurries are possible this evening, but the majority
of the measurable precipitation will occur after midnight.
By the time the snow ends Tuesday morning, the highest snowfall
totals of 4 to 6 inches will occur along and northwest of a line
from Montevideo to Cambridge Minnesota. Storm total snowfall
amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected southeast of that line.
Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for the entire
coverage area through 12 PM CST Tuesday.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Light snow or flurries, mixed with freezing drizzle at
times, will continue through midnight. Steadier snow, mixed
with freezing drizzle or sleet will develop after midnight. The
combination of sleet, snow and freezing drizzle will result in
difficult travel conditions, including during the morning
commute on Tuesday. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches with trace amounts of ice.
* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
central, east central, south central and southwest Minnesota.
* WHEN...Until noon CST Tuesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in