WINTER STORM WATCH
Warning Issue Date: 951 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1200 GMT 23 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Snow occurring tonight. Heavy snow possible Saturday
night. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected, with
another 6 to 12 inches possible Saturday afternoon through
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, south central and
* 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...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing
and drifting snow Saturday night.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
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: 929 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 0330 GMT 24 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.
Snow will continue through the night, with 2 to 5 inches of
accumulation expected across most of the area.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Confidence is increasing in a stronger storm across eastern
Minnesota and western Wisconsin Saturday and Saturday night. 6 to
10 inches are likely in the heavy snow band, but the exact
location of this band is still uncertain.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotters and snowfall observers are urged to report snowfall
amounts to the National Weather Service.