A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 1:00 Sunday afternoon for most of Minnesota, including Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Morrison, and Mille Lacs counties.

Snowfall totals of 6 to 12 inches are likely in the warning area, with the highest amounts over west central Minnesota. Snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected from west central into central Minnesota through early evening before easing tonight.

National Weather Service

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for can be found at 511mn.org.

From the National Weather Service this morning: Later today, a wintry mix will quickly change to heavy snow, bringing difficult travel conditions to the area. Avoid travel if possible once conditions deteriorate.

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