The National Weather Service has expanded a Winter Storm Warning to include Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, and Stearns Counties in effect from 9 PM tonight through Noon Wednesday.

Heavy snow is expected, with total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

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Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday morning commute.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.