BLUE EARTH COUNTY (TEC News) - A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon today for Blue Earth County. Storm spotters reported an estimated 8.5 inches so far in the area. Snow will continue throughout the morning and end in the afternoon. A report of northwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph bythis afternoon, with gusts to 30 mph. Motorists are advised to be cautious if traveling.