Alerts in Effect
Winter Storm WarningIssued at 20:57 Sunday 21 January 2018
Wintry precipitation moves in later tonight, becoming widespread
and increasing in intensity Monday. Snow is expected from
southeast Minnesota into north central Wisconsin, with 6 to 12
inches anticipated. Just to the southeast, snow amounts will drop
off but the threat for light icing (up to 1/10 of an inch) increases
as a wintry mix is more likely. All the precipitation will
diminish and exit east overnight Monday.
Travel will become difficult to hazardous for many starting early
Monday morning, with road conditions expected to worsen as the
day wears on. In addition, areas of blowing and drifting snow are
possible across open and unsheltered areas.
There will be a sharp gradient in snow accumulations on the east
and south edge of the heaviest band. Slight adjustments in storm
track could change snow and ice amounts within this transition
* WHAT...Heavy snow and mixed precipitation expected. Plan on
difficult to dangerous travel conditions, including the Monday
morning and evening commutes. Total snow accumulations of 6 to
12 inches, with localized higher amounts possible. Ice
accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Blowing and
drifting snow also possible in open and unsheltered areas.
* WHERE...Portions of southeast Minnesota and western into north
* WHEN...3 AM Monday to midnight Monday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.