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Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:24 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST
Friday...
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Saturday night...

* what... moderate snow tonight with a brief period of freezing
drizzle possible late tonight. Heavy snow and blowing snow
possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. Snow
accumulation of 4 to 6 inches tonight, with another 6 to 12
inches possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night.

* Where... portions of central, east central, south central and
southeast Minnesota.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 am CST Friday.
For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through
late Saturday night.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy
blowing and drifting snow Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
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
either state.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.