UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning Through 6 PM Today
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for portions of Minnesota including Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, and Stearns counties through 6 PM this evening. The Winter Storm Warning also includes the Twin Cities metro area.
A Blizzard Warning has been issued for western Minnesota.
Northwest wind gusts of 45 to 50 mph develop with widespread blowing and drifting snow. Blizzard conditions are likely across western into south central Minnesota.
The temperature will fall through the day to around 3 by 5pm, with wind chills as low as -25°.
If you must travel, keep a cell phone, warm clothes, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 511.