WINTER STORM WATCH
Warning Issue Date: 224 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 0430 GMT 23 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Moderate snow tonight with a brief period of freezing
drizzle possible late tonight. Heavy snow and blowing snow
possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. Snow
accumulation of 4 to 6 inches tonight, with another 6 to 12
inches possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night.
* 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: 610 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1215 GMT 23 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Snow will lift northward across the region later today. Most
locations can expect 2-4 inches by the time the snow ends Friday
.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...
SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.