Posted at 7:56 AM on December 30, 2010
by Craig Edwards
Filed under: Blizzard
This first system is still gearing up for a pretty good dump of snow in northern Minnesota today and into this evening. Several Inches of fresh snow will accumulate from Bemidji on to Ely. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for this region.
A cold rain is on tap for southeast Minnesota, with a mixture of rain, sleet and snow from Little Falls to Duluth.
For your New Year's Eve, the weather maps are still painting quite a storm to track from eastern Kansas to the Twin Cities on Friday. A Blizzard Watch has been posted for the Red River Valley and a Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Friday and Friday night that Includes; Marshall, Willmar and St. Cloud.
There is a thin coat of ice on sidewalks and pavement near Grand Rapids this morning, with a fine mist falling right now. Thanks for the updates.