The National weather service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 1am to 7pm Friday. Areas affected include the counties of: Redwood, Brown, Nicolle, Le Sueur, Watonwan, Blue Earth, Waseca, Martin, Faribault, Including the cities of Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Fairmont, and Blue Earth and closer to the metro area the advisory is in effect until noon Friday for Sibley, Carver, and Scott counties.

Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
are expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

This is still a developing situation, check back for further updates.

National weather service