La Crosse, WI (KROC AM News) - An earlier winter storm watch for south-central and southeastern Minnesota was upgraded to a warning early Saturday.

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

It will be in effect from midnight through 6:00 PM Sunday.

The latest advisory from the National Weather Service:

A winter storm will impact the area from tonight through Sunday,
with a widespread 4 to 8 inches of snowfall expected and some
locally higher amounts possible. The highest snowfall totals look
to be along the Interstate 90 corridor, with the heaviest falling
Sunday morning. That said, a shift in this heavier band is still
possible. In addition, some light icing is possible across parts
of northeast Iowa and far southwest Wisconsin.

Travel will be impacted Sunday, so those with travel plans should
prepare now and alter or delay if possible. Keep up to date on
the latest forecasts and be sure to check road conditions prior
to any travel.

For most areas in southeastern Minnesota, this will be the first significant snow since Jan. 22nd.

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