How much shoveling will we be doing today? Here’s the very latest from the National Weather Service.
...HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY... .A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for southeast Minnesota and most of west central Wisconsin. The Warning is in effect for locations generally east of a Red Wing, MN to New Richmond and Rice Lake line in Wisconsin. Storm totals of 6-10 inches are expected in the warning, with the highest amounts from Eau Claire up to Ladysmith in Wisconsin. The Warning runs from 9 pm tonight through 9 pm Tuesday in Goodhue county Minnesota and from midnight tonight through midnight Tuesday night in Wisconsin. Farther west, a Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from south central Minnesota, up through the Twin Cities to Chisago county in Minnesota and Polk county in northwest Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations in excess of 6 inches are possible. In addition, blowing snow and attendant visibility reductions will also be possible on Tuesday in south central Minnesota as northwest winds increase. MNZ083>085-091>093-111715- /O.EXT.KMPX.WS.A.0004.190212T0000Z-190212T2100Z/ Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn- Including the cities of Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea 401 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph Tuesday afternoon. * WHERE...Portions of south central Minnesota. * WHEN...From this evening through Tuesday afternoon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.