The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory to include Sherburne and Stearns counties for 3 to 6 inches of snow tonight and tomorrow morning across Central Minnesota.

The advisory also includes Benton, Mille Lacs, and Morrison (+ more) counties from 9 PM Sunday night through Noon on Monday.

Snow is expected to move into west central Minnesota after 8 PM on Sunday. The heaviest snow is expected overnight into the Monday morning commute time. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph are also expected to cause areas of blowing snow, mainly across west central Minnesota.

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Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute.

From the National Weather Service this morning: Snow will move in late tonight and continue through Monday morning. 3 to locally 6 inches are expected across central Minnesota and portions of west central Wisconsin. Fewer than 3 inches are expected across southern Minnesota. The Monday morning commute will be impacted.


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