Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 8:34PM CST until February 24 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Minneapolis
Dakota; Scott; Washington
...TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE RAPIDLY TONIGHT
ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
.A Blizzard Warning is in effect for south central Minnesota,
including the Mankato area, the I-90 corridor, and I-35 corridor
from around Faribault southward. A Winter Storm Warning is in
effect for portions of west central Wisconsin east of a line from
Red Wing to Ladysmith. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect one
row of counties north of the Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings
but no longer includes the Twin Cities.
Snowfall totals between 6 and 12 inches are expected in the
warning areas with up to 6 inches in the advisory area. A few
totals could exceed a foot near the Iowa border.
In addition, wind speeds are expected to increase to 25 and 35
mph, with gusts around 40 mph across south central Minnesota late
tonight and Friday. This will lead to significant blowing and
drifting snow and whiteout conditions.
The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted. Those traveling south into this band can
expect rapidly deteriorating travel conditions within a very short
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 6 PM
CST Friday. The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled.
* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area between 10 PM and 2 AM
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 6 inches, with the heaviest amounts in
the southern portions of the county.
* WINDS...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph may result in
areas of blowing and drifting snow.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while