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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 9:57 PM CST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday evening...

* timing... rain will turn to snow Thursday evening and continue
through Friday evening.

* Snow accumulations... 6 to 12 inches are possible, mainly from
east central Minnesota through west central Wisconsin. Totals
will drop off quickly west of a line from Hutchinson to Rush

* Winds... northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible
blizzard conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.