Update: Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory
UNDATED (WJON News) -- The National Weather Service has upgraded the area of Minnesota that was in a Winter Weather Advisory to now in a Winter Storm Warning. Stearns and Benton Counties are included in the warning area.
The warning will be in effect from 6:00 a.m. Tuesday through 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. We could see total snow accumulations from three to six inches along with some ice accumulations.
Sherburne County is included in the area that is now in a Winter Weather Advisory. That will be in effect from noon on Tuesday through noon on Wednesday. Snow accumulations of up to three inches are possible along with a light glaze of ice.
So far this season, St. Cloud has officially had 8.2 inches of snow. That is 3.1 inches below normal.
Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy-blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
As of Monday, the National Weather Service is expecting the heaviest snowfall to be to our west out in North Dakota and South Dakota where they could see about a foot of new snow.