The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the southern half of Minnesota from Noon today through 3 AM Sunday morning, including Kandiyohi, Meeker, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties.

Snow will spread from west to east across the region today, and taper off by Sunday morning. Much of the area will see at least a few inches of snow. Heaviest amounts (4-7”) currently expected in southern Minnesota. Winds will be light, southeast near 10 mph.

Travel impacts are likely from the snow, but they are not expected to be severe considering the light winds & timing of the snowfall. While snow arrives during the day, accumulations won’t ramp up until Saturday evening.

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The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511. Road conditions can also be found at for Minnesota or for Wisconsin.

From the National Weather Service this morning: Forecast snowfall map for the region starting today and ending Sunday morning. The heaviest snow will fall along the Minnesota River Valley, down toward I-90.

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