Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 8 PM Friday For Flagstaff


Davison County is in a winter weather advisory, while counties farther east are in a winter storm watch. This system will have a lesser impact north and west of Sioux Falls. If you must travel, plan on hard conditions. This weekend storm may include intense snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour.

Snow should start by 8 p.m. Saturday in the Twin Ports. Another storm system is taking aim on the Upper Mississippi River Valley Saturday afternoon into Saturday night.

WHAT.Heavy snow and light ice accumulations possible.

As of Friday, forecasters were expecting the heaviest snow in Northwestern Wisconsin and along Minnesota's North Shore, where 8 to 12 inches of snow may fall in the higher elevations thanks to winds off Lake Superior.

Iowa, Mitchell County. In Minnesota, Dodge, Olmsted and Mower Counties.

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Meanwhile, a freeze watch will be in effect on the San Joaquin Valley floor until Saturday. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.

"Some places had 6 or 7 (inches)", he said. West northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Travel could become very hard Saturday night through early Sunday.

The precipitation is expected to quickly end from south to north across the region, generally ending by late morning. Plan on hard travel conditions.

WHERE.Waseca and Freeborn Counties.