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Austin, Minnesota

Lat: 43.67N, Lon: 92.97W
Wx Zone: MNZ094
Warning FLW WEATHER ALERT - WINTER STORM WATCH (More Info. Click Here) Warning

Warning Issue Date: 1006 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1215 GMT 23 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of up to 1/10 of an inch are expected. For Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are possible. * WHERE...In Iowa, Mitchell County. In Minnesota, Dodge, Olmsted and Mower Counties. * WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 AM CST Friday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. 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. &&

Warning Issue Date: 331 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1200 GMT 23 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central Iowa and southeast Minnesota. .DAY ONE...Rest of This Afternoon and Tonight Snow will fall through this evening and may mix with or change to freezing drizzle before ending later tonight. Snow totals of 2 to locally 4 inches are expected with a glaze of ice possible. Travel could become difficult, especially tonight into Friday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night as a stronger winter storm system takes aim at the area. At this time, snowfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches look possible. Some freezing rain could occur at times as well with minor ice accumulations possible. Details remain uncertain and any shift in the storm track will impact what kind of and how much precipitation falls. Those with travel plans this weekend should closely monitor later forecasts as travel could be disrupted. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Snowfall and/or icing reports tonight would be appreciated. .EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION... No webinar is scheduled.