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Inver Grove Remains Under Winter Weather Advisory

Strong winds and blowing snow will be the main impact today.

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Here is the latest information from the National Weather Service:

SHORT TERM WEATHER

A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS TAPERING FLURRIES OVER THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA...THIS MORNING.

THE SOUTH AND EAST METRO HAD THE MOST SNOWFALL OVER NIGHT. GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS TAPERING TO A STEADY LIGHT SNOW OVER THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MINNESOTA...AND MUCH WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS FALLING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM THIS.

HEAVIER SNOWS ARE FALLING OVER THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MINNESOTA ROUGHLY SOUTH OR EAST OF A LINE FROM RED WING TO ALBERT LEA.

OVERNIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND WEATHER SPOTTERS AND VOLUNTEER OBSERVERS...ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

SO FAR MOST OF THE REPORTS ARE FROM FAIRMONT UP TO MADELIA...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA TO ALBERT LEA...TO RED WING...OVER TO DURAND...MENOMONIE...AND EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN.

NORTH WINDS ARE INCREASING AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEWLY FALLEN SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE A PROBLEM...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF THE MINNESOTA

RIVER IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND SOUTH OF THE TWIN CITY METRO OVER SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN AND PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FRESHLY FALLEN SNOW AND NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW TO DEVELOP...MAKING TRAVEL TREACHEROUS.

 

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