The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for a large portion of western and southwestern Minnesota, including St. Cloud, from Wednesday night through Friday morning.

The Blizzard Warning includes Stearns, Kandiyoihi, Meeker, and Pope (+more) counties. The rest of central Minnesota is included in a Winter Storm Warning.

A potentially historic winter storm is expected starting Wednesday evening lasting into early Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 20 inches expected. Winds gusting over 50 mph.

National Weather Cervice

The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at or by calling 511.

From the National Weather Service this morning: A powerful storm will bring heavy precipitation to the region today through early Friday. Blizzard conditions are expected across western Minnesota where wind gusts of 40-50+ mph will combine with over a foot of snow to produce nearly impossible travel conditions.

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