The storm is expected to deliver two rounds of very heavy snow. Here’s round one for Thursday through 7 a.m. Friday.
This is round two, representing additional snowfall from 7 a.m. Friday through 1 p.m. Saturday.
The aforementioned Minnesota counties – Kittson, West Marshall, West Polk, Clay, Wilkin, Cass – are in a winter storm warning from 7 p.m. Thursday though 1 p.m. Saturday.
“Rain becoming mixed with snow and turning to snow tonight. Snow, heavy at times Friday into early Saturday. Risk of freezing rain as well this evening. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 15 inches…with highest amounts west of Fargo. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.”
For the Twin Cities, the storm system will bring showers and wind, but the thing people will notice the most is the temperatures plummeting from in the mid-60s Thursday to a high on Friday of around 40.