If the hi-res cams are correct, I think MPX might have to consider adding WWA on top of the wind advisory. Several hours of moderate snow with crashing temps and gusts up to 30-40 mph is going to make it dicey outside. Unfortunately it’s going to take place late in the evening but I hope to get a glimpse of it.
Good call, eh?
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
233 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017
...POWERFUL STORM TO BRING STRONG WIND AND SOME SNOW THROUGH
TONIGHT...INCLUDING THE TWIN CITIES METRO AREA...
.Snow accumulation from 2 to 4 inches is expected from western
into central Minnesota accompanied by winds gusting to 50 MPH late
this afternoon and tonight. The combination of falling snow and a
very strong northwest wind will create low visibilities with near
blizzard conditions across west central Minnesota, where a winter
storm warning is in effect from noon until midnight Monday night.
To the east, a winter weather advisory is in effect for much of
central Minnesota from 3 PM this afternoon until midnight where
the combination of 1 to 3 inches of snow and strong northwest wind
will cause reduced visibility and areas of blowing snow.
The precipitation will fall in the form of rain initially, then
change over to snow as temperatures fall Monday afternoon through
Monday night as a cold front moves from west to east across the
state. Northwest winds will become strong in the wake of the
If you travel, make sure to let someone know your travel plans
and have a charged phone with you.