« View county listWinter Storm Warning
Including the cities of Stillwater, Shakopee, Hastings,
Faribault, Red Wing, Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie,
Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
427 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow, which is
in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* TIMING...heavy snow will quickly spread in between 10pm and
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 12 inches are expected, with total
falling off quickly north of a New Prague, to Cottage Grove, to
Holcombe Wisconsin line.
* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph
resulting in considerable blowing and drifting snow.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...
food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.