The National Weather Service is saying the Friday could be a snowy one here in Central Minnesota. To add insult to injury, the Easter Bunny is going to freeze his tail off -- with lows Sunday morning in the single digits.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect from Friday evening through Saturday morning for portions of Central Minnesota including Stearns, Wright, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Douglas, and Pope Counties.
It's looking more likely that we will see plowable snow Friday night and Saturday across much of Central Minnesota. What looks to begin as rain late Friday is expected to change over to snow with to 3 or 4" of accumulation possible by Saturday morning.
March is the snowiest month of the year in St. Cloud -- so we shouldn't be too surprised, but according to the National Weather Service we're in for 2-3 inches of snow beginning Monday night into Tuesday.
The National Weather Service officially recorded just 3½ inches of new snow when the sun came up this morning at the St. Cloud Airport -- but some parts of Central Minnesota measured nine or more inches.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect from 6 AM Monday morning through 6 AM Tuesday morning when a major winter storm could dump 8-12" across parts of Central Minnesota.