Posted: Sunday, 09 December 2012 12:05PM

2 Inches Of Snow In Mankato - Winter Weather Warnings And Advisories Issued.



MANKATO (TEC News) – As of 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, a Nation Weather Service (NWS) spotter reported 2 inches of snow in Mankato.
 
The forecast calls for another 3 to 5 inches of snow locally before 3 p.m.  After that, the winds are expected to pick up, causing without conditions at times.
 
Other snowfalls this morning range from just 1.2 inches in Minnesota Lake and 6 inches to the north in Hutchinson.
 
That has prompted the NWS to call for a Blizzard Warning in the following counties: Nicollet,  Brown, Redwood, Renville, and Sibley until 7:30 p.m. Also until that time a Winter Storm Warning has been issues for LeSueur County and a Winter Weather Advisory has been called for the following counties: Blue Earth, Waseca,  and Waseca Counties.
 
The area is forecast to have a low of 1 degree, with wind chills of minus 2 to minus 12.
 
The weather warnings and advisories are as of 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

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