« View county listBlizzard Warning
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin,
Preston, and Caledonia
100 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY...
* Moderate to heavy snow with near zero visibility in blizzard
conditions will continue tonight into Friday, tapering off
* Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause whiteout conditions
in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely,
especially on ridge tops and in open areas. Tree branches
could fall as well.
* Total snow accumulations of 10 to 16 inches are expected. Snow
rates up to 2 inches per hour at times are also possible in
* Travel will be very difficult to impossible...including during
the morning commute on Friday.
A blizzard warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.