Winter storm watch issued for Beltrami and surrounding counties
November 12, 2021
BEMIDJI -- It looks like winter is finally on its way.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch on Wednesday afternoon for portions of north-central and northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota. The advisory will remain in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Heavy snow is expected with a total accumulation of 3 to 9 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
According to the NWS, widespread rain will move into the area Wednesday, with a mix of rain and snow developing along the Canadian border. Rain will change over to snow Wednesday night into Thursday morning with a brief period of quiet weather or very light rain or snow heading into Thursday morning.