Winter storm watch in effect from late tonight through Wednesday evening
MinnesotaBlizzard conditions possible in western parts of northern and central Minnesota
WHAT: Blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches and a light glaze of ice possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
WHERE: The Baudette to Bemidji to Wadena corridor.
WHEN: From late tonight through Wednesday evening.
IMPACTS: Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce the visibility. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: This event will occur during the Wednesday morning rush, and it also falls during a busy holiday travel period.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Prepare for possible blizzard conditions. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.