Snow to continue through the morning
Breezy conditions will lead to blowing and drifting snow
A near steady to steady snow will continue across the region this morning and into the early afternoon hours. The snow will generally be light, but may be moderate at times, especially east of Worthington.
The snow showers will become more intermittent this afternoon before gradually tapering off during the late afternoon. After the snow has ended, a total of around 3 to 6 inches of snowfall accumulation will be likely in Worthington and places to the northeast with higher amounts around Minneapolis.
Winds will remain steady throughout the day, from the west with gusts upwards of 30 mph. The winds will likely not decrease overnight tonight, but they may become more northwesterly during the overnight tonight. Expect breezy conditions to continue into the day on Wednesday.
Areas of blowing and drifting snow will be likely through the day Wednesday as winds may still gust over 30 mph through Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures will drop tonight as the skies in our region begin to clear. However, some clouds will likely remain around the region, especially towards Mankato.
Temperatures tonight in the region will drop down to around 10°, with some places possibly briefly reaching into the single digits early tomorrow morning. These temperatures, combined with the winds, will allow for wind chill values of around -4° to -8°.
Temperatures will gradually increase on Thursday and Friday with highs possibly reaching into the upper-30s by Friday. Another cold front will move through the region late Friday, putting our lows back into the single digits by Friday Night and highs around 20° for Saturday.