Winter Weather Will Affect Travel This Evening

A band of snow will produce 1 to 3 inches of accumulation across parts of southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa this evening, with the highest amounts expected east of Highway 59. The snow will be followed by increasing north to northwest winds of 25 to 40 mph, producing areas of blowing snow which could reduce visibility below a mile at times.  A Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory are in effect through midnight for most of southwest Minnesota and Northwest Iowa.  For the latest information on the expected winter weather, please see our Winter Weather Monitor.


Event Total Snowfall Forecast - This graphic will only be displayed when significant snowfall is expected within the next 72 hours.

Key for Total Snowfall Map:
Black = less than 1/2 inch. <1/2": Black
Purple = 1/2 inch to 2 inches. 1/2"-1": Light Blue
  1"-2": Medium Blue
Blue = 2 to 4 inches. 2"-3": Dark Blue
  3"-4": Light Green
Cyan = 4 to 6 inches. 4"-6": Green
Green = 6 to 8 inches. 6"-8": Yellow
Yellow = 8 to 10 inches. 8"-10": Orange
Orange = 10 to 12 inches. 10"-12": Red
Red = 12 to 16 inches. 12"-16": Purple
White = greater than 16 inches. >16": White

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