Winter storm to bring 2-4 inches, blizzard conditions

Frederick Owens
December 6, 2017

Rain will turn to snow in the afternoon Monday across parts of northern Minnesota with temperatures falling and winds increasing. The wind will start to increase by mid-day out of the NW at 20-45 miles per hour with higher gusts.

Winter storm warning in effect from 6 p.m. today to noon Tuesday.

The brief period of snow could bring very low visibilities at times given the strong winds.

"Weather conditions will become unsafe this afternoon in parts of northern Minnesota from International Falls through Walker, and the Brainerd Lakes area". If you travel, make sure to let someone know your travel plans and have a charged phone with you.

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"Travel will be very hard at times, including the morning and evening commute on Wednesday", the report warns.

Snow totals will depend on the track of the storm - there was some uncertainty Saturday - but the heaviest snow is expected north of U.S. Highway 2, the Weather Service said.

WHEN.From noon today to midnight CST tonight.

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