Radar at daybreak showed expansive area of snow over southern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rain in far southeast Minnesota will change to snow soon.
Winds have increased to 40 mph in south central Minnesota. Blizzard conditions will last into the evening hours from western Minnesota and into Iowa.
Snow is likely to fall at the rate of an inch an hour for the next several hours.
Dangerous wind chills are expected. Don’t become a victim of this storm. Stay put if you can.