February 22, 2018 06:19 PM
A winter weather advisory will be in effect during peak evening rush hour Thursday.
The winter weather advisory, which warns of heavy snow in some areas, will be in effect from roughly 4 p.m. Thursday until 9 a.m. Friday for the following counties:
Anoka, Benton, Carver , Chisago, Dakota, Douglas, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Le Sueur, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pope, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Steele, Stevens, Todd, Washington, and Wright.
According to KSTP Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow, up to 5 inches of snow could fall through the evening into Friday.
Here’s a little perspective for you: On an average day, troopers respond to 50-75 crashes statewide. During a snow event, that number can skyrocket to more than 800. Stay on the road and out of a crash. Sgt. Ruben Marichalar goes over some invaluable winter driving tips. pic.twitter.com/qxrnjyS2kC— MN State Patrol (@MnDPS_MSP) February 22, 2018
Then, another storm is expected to move in Saturday, which could result in as much as 6 inches of snow accumulation in the metro by that night.
Updated: February 22, 2018 06:19 PM
Created: February 22, 2018 10:57 AM
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