Winter Storm Warning Thursday for Southern Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for southeast Minnesota for 5 to 9 inches of snow -- including Dodge, Freeborn, Goodhue, Mower, and Steele Counties (+more) -- in effect from 9:00 am Thursday morning through 6:00 am Friday morning.
Counties outside of the Winter Storm Warning are under a Winter Weather Advisory for 4 to 6 inches of snow, including Dakota, Goodhue, Le Sueur, Rice, and Waseca Counties (+more) -- as well as the entire Twin Cities metro area.
In particular, accumulating snow will move in Thursday, and last into Friday. Plan for the most impacts during this period.
Southeastern Minnesota will see the heaviest snowfall, occurring Thursday afternoon through the evening.
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Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday evening and Friday morning commutes.
Our entire area will likely see another round of snow on Saturday, starting in the morning out west before spreading across the region. 4 or more inches of additional snow will be possible with the weekend system.
At least a chance of snow remains in the forecast for southern Minnesota every day through at least Sunday -- with more chances next Wednesday and Friday.
You can get the latest road conditions directly from MnDOT by calling 511. Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org.