Faribault Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 1:51 PM CST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

* what... blizzard conditions occurring. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible, including during the evening commute.
Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 10
to 16 inches are expected.

* Where... portions of south central Minnesota.

* When... until midnight CST tonight.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle. 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.