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Snow expected to start after noon in west central Minnesota

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Snow is expected to start falling in west central Minnesota about noon, according to the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning is in effect for the area until midnight.

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The Weather Service warns drivers to expect limited visibility at times and travel times that are considerably longer than usual.

Accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is expected during the day, and another 2 to 4 inches is expected during the night. The Weather Service lists the chance of precipitation at 100 percent.

Some of the highest snow depths are expected in a corridor from Willmar through Litchfield to Hutchinson.

Wind speeds are expected to be in the teens, causing wind chills around zero.

The low for tonight is expected to be in the teens, but winds will subside a bit.

Saturday, there's a 30 percent chance of snow before noon, followed by cloudy skies. The high is expected to be around 20, with wind chills below zero.

By Sunday, the sky is forecast to be mostly sunny, but the high will reach just 10 degrees.

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