Snow storm to track well south of Minnesota Christmas night

If you are planning to travel home from Minnesota after celebrating Christmas, you may encounter delays and icy roads from Oklahoma to Ohio. This snow storm will continue to move east Wednesday night.

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Surface map valid at 6 p.m. CST Christmas. Source:NOAA

The highest probability of snow accumulating four inches or more Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night is enclosed by the red line.

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Source:NOAA NCEP

The St. Louis National Weather Service paints this path of the storm as it develops Christmas Day.

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As the storm tracks further east on Wednesday night, snow will spread into Ohio, northern Pennsylvania and New York.

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Snowfall probabilities of greater than four inches Wednesday night. Source:NOAA NCEP

Bundle up Christmas morning. Temperatures will be well below zero in northwest Minnesota. It could be the first subzero morning at the Twin Cities International Airport this winter season.

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Overnight minimum temperatures. Source:NWS

Craig Edwards

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