Here’s a snapshot of the regional radar shortly before 3PM CST.
Snow will begin falling steadily in western and south central Minnesota by dusk. Snowfall totals will range up to six inches from Granite Falls to Redwood Falls and Owatonna by 3AM on Friday,
Snowfall from Alexandria to the Twin Cities should be on the order of two to three inches overnight.
Updated target area for snowfall totals of greater than four inches.
The most difficult highway travel will come after dark. Be prepared for slick roadways in western and southern Minnesota.
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Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.