URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
303 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019
 
...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...
 
.A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for all of central and
southern Minnesota at west central Wisconsin for today. The
Winter Weather Advisory was upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning do
to higher snowfall forecast.
 
Total snowfall accumulations of 6 to 10 inches can be expected
within the Warning area. Snow will be heavy at times, particularly
during the morning commute. Snowfall is expected to continue much
of the day on Wednesday. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour
will occur at times during the storm. Snowfall will diminish from
the southwest this afternoon and evening but will still impact
the evening commute.
 
Hazardous travel conditions can be expected due to snow covered
roads and reduced visibilities. Plan for extra travel time,
especially for the Wednesday morning and evening commutes.
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Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Anoka-Ramsey-
Washington-Polk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Princeton, Mora, Foley, Elk River,
Cambridge, Center City, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Osceola,
Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, and Eau Claire
303 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 8
inches expected.
 
* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
central and east central Minnesota.
 
* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.
 
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
either state.
 
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