A slow-moving winter storm will bring heavy snow and high winds to the region tonight through Sunday afternoon. If the forecast is correct, this could be a top 10 two-day snowfall event for the region.
Including the cities of Walker, Pine River, Brainerd, Hill City,
Aitkin, Pine City, Hinckley, Grantsburg, and Spooner.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 10
to 16 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds
gusting as high as 35 mph.
* WHERE...In Wisconsin, Burnett and Washburn Counties. In
Minnesota, North Cass, South Cass, Crow Wing, Northern Aitkin,
South Aitkin and Pine Counties. This includes the Tribal Lands
of the Mille Lacs Band, East Lake, Lena Lake, Hinckley and,
Big Sandy Lake areas.
* WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon CST Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Road
conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or
511wi.gov for Wisconsin.