Parts of central Minnesota saw 6 to 13 inches of snow Monday with amounts in excess of a foot and a half along parts of the shores of Lake Superior. They will see an additional 6 to 12 inches Tuesday. Farther south, we can expect 4 to 6 inches in the Twin Cities and through much of central Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Far southern Minnesota may see only 1 to 3 inches.

snowfall Tuesday

Snowfall amounts Tuesday

National Weather Service

The snow will be heaviest for the Twin Cities mid-morning into early afternoon. We should see the snow lighten up through the afternoon and taper off this evening.

precip LOOP

Snow will be heaviest in the morning and midday, tapering through the late afternoon and ending this evening.

College of DuPage Weather

The wind will cause fine, light snow to blow and drift. Keep in mind, salt and road chemicals will not work as efficiently in the cold temperatures either.

wind loop

Forecast winds Tuesday of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph.

NOAA via pivotal weather

Once again, blizzard warnings are posted through 6 p.m. Tuesday for parts of western and northwestern Minnesota.

NW blizzard

Blizzard warnings for parts of northwest Minnesota through 6 pm Tuesday

National Weather Service

There will be quite the temperature gradient across Minnesota Tuesday with highs in the low 20s in southeastern Minnesota, while northwest Minnesota stays subzero.

highs Tues

High temperatures Tuesday

National Weather Service

Overnight Tuesday night into early Wednesday will be cold with most places dropping below zero and still some wind present.

lows Wed

Low temperatures early Wednesday morning

National Weather Service

In fact, wind chill values will be well below zero with parts of western and northwestern Minnesota experiencing near 30 below wind chills early Wednesday morning.

Wind chills

Minimum wind chills over the coming days

National Weather Service

Highs Wednesday will again be chilly, and nearly 20 degrees colder than normal, mainly in the teens and single digits.

Wed highs

High temperatures Wednesday

National Weather Service

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