Sunday, February 26, 2012

Winter Storm Watch issued for Tuesday


The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a Winter Storm Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* Timing... snow is expected to develop by Tuesday afternoon and
continue through Wednesday. Snow may mix with or change to sleet and rain Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening along and south of a line from Redwood Falls through the southern Twin Cities Metro area.

* Main impact... snowfall amounts in excess of ten inches are

* Other impacts... significant disruptions to travel are possible
Tuesday and Wednesday should heavy snowfall occur. Gusty winds
Tuesday night and Wednesday may cause significant blowing and
drifting snow... which could exacerbate already poor travel

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


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