Snow winding down this morning; another storm expected this weekend

Marsha Scott
February 25, 2018

Tuesday Night - A slight chance of snow showers.

Snow totals for the Cascade crest will be around 2-3 feet of snow by the end of the weekend.

The counties in Minnesota impacted by the warnings include Anoka, Benton, Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Le Sueur, McLeod, Meeker, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Steele, Waseca, Washington and Wright counties.

Winter storm watches are in effect for much of the Northland from Saturday into Sunday.

Also another winter storm pushing through the region on today will provide the Sierra Nevada and upper portions of the foothills with light snow accumulations.

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Additionally, heavy mixed precipitation can be expected along the freezing line Saturday night into Sunday morning. Plan on hard travel conditions. By the time it's done early Friday, we could have anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of snow. In addition, northwest winds gusting to near 30 miles per hour Saturday night will lead to areas of blowing snow, especially across southern and western Minnesota.

Sunday night: Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. Saturday until midnight for area's south and east of Fargo-Moorhead.

"It's set to be the best powder day of the season with a clear sky this morning and mountain full of untouched blower (snow)", Mammoth's website read. Whether the precipitation falls as snow or rain will depend on area temperatures.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Winds gusting as high as 30 miles per hour will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

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