Weather Forecast

Minnesota Department of Transportation plows move onto Minnesota Highway 23 in Spicer. There was only light rain mist in the air as the plows began preparing for the snowstorm expected to hit the area overnight and into today. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., conditions likely to be hazardous as snowstorm expected to pack a punch


WILLMAR -- Difficult travel is predicted this morning with winds blowing whatever snow fell overnight Tuesday.

All of the region was under a winter storm warning by late Tuesday afternoon after an earlier blizzard warning for a small part of west central Minnesota was canceled. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen said winds would not be strong enough to cause widespread whiteout conditions in downgrading the blizzard warning.

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