Weather Forecast


Major snow coming, Willmar on western edge of blast


WILLMAR — A major winter storm is expected to bring heavy snow and strong winds, starting today, to the southeastern portion of the state.

The National Weather Service’s blizzard warning includes Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester and Red Wing and reaches as far north and west as Sibley and Brown counties. As much as a foot of snow could fall in that area and the winds are expected to range from 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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