St. Cloud Snow Uncertain as Rochester Closes Schools In Advance of Blizzard
Blizzard conditions are expected tomorrow & tomorrow night across southern Minnesota. Heavy snow will spread from the south across the Twin Cities, and into western Wisconsin. Models are forecasting anywhere from less than an inch, up to 7 inches for St. Cloud; with the somewhere around 2-3 inches most likely.
Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for southern Minnesota, including Marshall, Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester, Red Wing, and the Twin Cities. A Winter Weather Advisory extends as far north as Sherburne County, but excludes Stearns and Benton Counties. Snow in St. Cloud is expected to fall Tuesday afternoon through Midnight.
Travel will become treacherous during the day and last through the night across the southern quarter of the state. Many school districts across southern Minnesota have already cancelled classes for Tuesday.