The National Weather Service is saying the winter storm expected tonight & tomorrow is tracking farther south than originally expected, prompting the cancellation of the Winter Storm Watch for Stearns and Benton counties. It remains in effect for Sherburne & Wright counties.

While less than an inch is expected in St. Cloud, things pick up quickly as you head south -- with Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings in effect for the southern third of the state. As we know this has all changed several times, so stay tuned!

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service this morning: Light snow will begin to spread across far southern Minnesota late this afternoon and into the evening. Heavy snow will develop later this evening, and into Friday, with blizzard conditions developing in the far south late tonight. The heaviest snowfall has shifted to the southeast part of Minnesota where a foot or more of snow is expected before it ends Friday night. Further to the northwest, very little snowfall is expected with a sharp cut off from several inches in the southern part of the Twin Cities, to only an inch in the northern suburbs. Very difficult travel conditions are anticipated across much of the area under a blizzard and winter storm warning late tonight and into Friday.

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