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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Statement
Issued: 3:49 AM CST Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM
CST Saturday...

* what... heavy snow expected Friday afternoon and evening. Total
snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches. Winds this afternoon will be
from 20 to 30 mph, but increase on Saturday, when northwest
winds will gust as high as 35 mph, with significant blowing and
drifting snow in open areas.

* Where... portions of east central and southeast Minnesota.
Generally from Lake Mille lacs through the Twin Cities to
Owatonna and Red Wing.

* When... from noon Friday to 6 PM CST Saturday.

* Impacts... travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow
could significantly reduce visibility in open areas. The
hazardous conditions will impact the Friday afternoon commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.