Dec 7, 2012 at 6:14 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud and central Minnesota is about to get hit with its first real blast of winter weather.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday night through Sunday afternoon.
Forecasters say snow will move into the region Saturday night and continue into Sunday afternoon. Snow will be heavy at times, with the potential for more than six inches of snow in and around the cities of St. Cloud, Alexandria, Little Falls, Elk River, Benson, Willmar, Litchfield and Hutchinson.
Wind will also cause travel iussues. Significant blowing and drifting will develop Sunday, causing near blizzard conditions in open areas.