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Winter weather advisory cancelled for Sunday; Tuesday storm bringing foot-deep snowfall?

Winter weather advisory cancelled for Sunday; Tuesday storm bringing foot-deep snowfall? Click to Enlarge Photo:

Feb 23, 2012 at 4:10 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A Winter Weather Advisory for St. Cloud and much of central Minnesota for was cancelled Sunday, even as forecasters began anticipating an even larger storm that could drop up to a foot of snow over portions of the region.

The Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday was cancelled Sunday morning as the storm expected to drop 1 to 3 inches for St. Cloud late Saturday and Sunday mostly fizzled out.

WINTER STORM WATCH: Check the current National Weather Service projections for a possible storm Tuesday and Wednesday that could drop up to a foot of snow over portions of central Minnesota

However, a Winter Storm Watch was issued for a weather system moving into central Minnesota Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday that could bring snowfall totals in excess of 10 inches by Wednesday evening with the possibility of severe blowing and drifting.

FORECAST: Read St. Cloud State meteorologist Bob Weisman's latest predictions for the week's weather outlook

However, the current projection, which would put St. Cloud in the range for the highest snowfall from the front, will likely change several times before settling into a more concrete forecast Monday, St. Cloud State meteorologist Bob Weisman said.

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