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    Several Inches of Snow Expected Overnight into Sunday

    Last Updated: 8:55 PM 2/8/2020

    OVERVIEW: It’s been a little while since we have seen some winter alerts show on the map for the Twin Cities and most of Minnesota. A winter storm is expected to progress its way into the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota late Saturday night into Sunday afternoon with some heavier totals down south.

    ALERTS: A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for portions of the metro, southeast, and southern Minnesota from 11 PM Saturday into 3 PM Sunday for some bigger snowfall totals. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Twin Cities and areas north towards Saint Cloud stretching to the South Dakota/Minnesota border.

    Latest weather alerts for Saturday night into Sunday.
    As of Saturday Evening

    TIMING: The snow will start making its appearance on the radar after about 9 PM on Saturday lasting into Sunday afternoon. The heaviest of the snow will occur on Sunday morning with the last of the snow ending on Sunday evening.

    IMPACTS: Prepare for some slick spots on the roads and impacted travel late Saturday night into Sunday as the snowfall pushes on through. Some patchy blowing and drifting snow is possible in western and southern Minnesota after the snowfall wraps up on Sunday.

    TOTALS: Snowfall totals for this event will vary from location to location with the heavier snowfall stating more towards the south and southeast. The Twin Cities will see about 3″ – 6″ of snow with heavier totals possible in the extreme south metro. Areas towards Hutchinson could see anywhere from 6″ – 8″ of snow. Redwood Falls, Mankato, Fairbault, and Red Wing have the potential to see 8″ – 12″ of snow based on current forecast trends. The map below shows the National Weather Service Expected Snowfall Forecast as of Saturday afternoon.

    National Weather Service Expected Snow Totals Forecast

     

    Always remember, you can track this heavy snow using our Live HD Interactive Radar by clicking here. Send us your snowfall pictures and totals by email or on Facebook too! 🌨⛄☃🌧☔🧊❄

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