Winter Storm Warning
This is an alert from CodeRED Weather Warning. Moments ago, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning from 6:00 AM December 23 until 12:00 AM December 24. Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Kandiyohi- Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, St Cloud, Sauk Rapids, and Willmar 250 PM CST Tue Dec 22 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Portions of central and east central Minnesota. * WHEN...From 6 AM Wednesday to midnight CST Wednesday night. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Blizzard conditions possible Wednesday afternoon and early evening.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or 511wi.gov for Wisconsin.