Dec 27, 2012 at 6:55 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for southwestern and south-central Minnesota from 3 pm today through noon Friday.
The National Weather Service says an upper level disturbance will bring several hours of light snow across southern Minnesota beginning this afternoon, and lasting through Friday afternoon.
Snowfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected from the Minnesota River Valley south to along the Interstate 90 corridor.
Drifting snow is not expected to be a major factor with wind speeds remaining under 15 miles an hour.
Some of the cities in the Winter Weather Advisory are Mankato, New Ulm, Redwood Falls, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Worthington, Pipestone and Luverne.
The St. Cloud area will also see light snow from this system--with accumulations of two inches or less.
Temp: 67°F (19°C)
Wind: 4 N
Weather: heavy thunderstorm with rain, mist