The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory for portions Central Minnesota in effect from 3 PM this afternoon through Midnight tonight.

The Winter Weather Advisory now includes Morrison and Stearns Counties -- and more to the north where 2 to 5 inches of snow is expected along with winds gusting up to 35 mph.

A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for Douglas, Pope, Stevens, and Todd Counties from 3PM this afternoon through Midnight tonight, when 5 to 7 inches of snow is expected along with winds gusting up to 35 mph.

Plan on slippery road conditions that could impact the evening commute, so allow for extra time to reach your destination.

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Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

From the National Weather Service this afternoon: A Spring storm system will affect our region today into tonight. Most of our area will see rain this morning and afternoon. Later this afternoon, rain will change over to snow across west central and central MN. Snow will last into tonight where 3-6" are possible.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 511. Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org.

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