Winter storm to bring rain, snow and ice to much of Minnesota
The worst conditions will be Tuesday morning and early afternoon, the National Weather Service said
January 3, 2023
he next couple of days as the first significant storm of 2023 moves into the state and drops rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow.
A winter storm warning went into effect Monday afternoon across western Minnesota and by evening was expected to cover an area stretching from the southwestern part of the state to the Twin Cities to St. Cloud and into western Wisconsin. The warning — to be in effect until Tuesday night — comes with the potential of 4 to 8 inches of snow in the metro area, while 6 to 10 inches could pile up across a swath of central and western Minnesota from Hutchinson to Redwood Falls to Marshall, the National Weather Service said.
Some isolated pockets of a foot or more of snow are possible, with snow falling at 1 to 2 inches per hour at times Tuesday, the Weather Service said.