Radar operating in what is known as CLEAR AIR MODE. White color depicts band of heavy snow.
The band of snow that was just south of Interstate 94 at 6PM CST, dumped a quick three inches of snow around Glenwood. This band of snow has translated east and is now dumping generous snow on the portions of the metro as of 9PM CST.
The Twin Cities has now been included in the Winter Weather Advisory where snow amounts could locally approach four to five inches by very late tonight.
Looking at this radar snapshot from around 930PM CST, you can see a bright band of heavy snow directly over Minneapolis and South St. Paul. A hole in the snowfall is positioned southwest of the metro.
Snow is likely to fill in over all of southwest Minnesota by midnight. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Friday morning for that portion of the state south of Interstate 94.