Snow will lift northeastward across the upper Mississippi River Valley Friday morning through Friday evening. Expect snow total accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with isolated 5 inch amounts. Some freezing drizzle with a light glaze of ice is also possible Friday evening after the snowfall. Difficult travel conditions are expected through the day, including during the morning and evening commutes. Those with travel plans should expect winter driving conditions and allow extra time to reach their destinations.
A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 6am to 9pm Friday. The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between noon and 6pm Friday. Snowfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches will be likely in the advisory area.
Winds will be gusty out of the south at 15 to 25-mph. Visibilities will be reduced at times to less than one to two miles in snow. Some patch blowing snow is possible.
Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning and evening commutes on Friday.