The National Weather Service says we should expect a wintry mix late Thursday through early Friday, with some ice accumulation a possibility.

In fact, a Winter Storm Watch has been issued for areas to the west of St. Cloud, including Douglas, Pope, and Swift counties.

National Weather Service
Enter your number to get our free mobile app
National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service this morning: Rain will turn to freezing rain and sleet behind a cold front late Thursday across western MN, which will spread east Thursday night and early Friday. One quarter of an inch of ice is possible across western MN where a Winter Storm Watch is in effect. The precipitation will end Friday from west to east.

Pete Hanson is on 98.1 Minnesota's New Country weekday mornings from 5:30 to 10:00.