Radar animation and new model information suggest the storm is right on track. Snowfall predictions from earlier today need not be changed.
Here is an update from CPC on the greatest probability of eight inches or more from late tonight to Saturday evening. Refer to previous blogs for snowfall potential in your area.
Winds gusting to over 40 mph will create near blizzard condtions on Saturday along with dangerously cold wind chill readings.
Minnesota road conditions.
About the blogger
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.