Impending snowstorm could be historic for other parts of the state, but not Albert Lea

Published 9:12 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Though the impending snowstorm could bring historic levels of snow to the central and western parts of the state over the next few days, Albert Lea is expected to receive much smaller amounts.

According to the National Weather Service, Albert Lea is not included in the winter storm watch or blizzard warning issued for other parts of the state, as of press time.

A wintry mix and heavy rain may be possible in southeastern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin, along with a total of 2 to 4 inches of snow in the city, the weather agency states.

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Rain and snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet, were expected before 9 a.m. Wednesday, with rain and snow after 10 a.m.

New snow and sleet accumulation Wednesday of 1 to 3 inches is possible.

The Weather Service states rain and possibly a thunderstorm will continue Wednesday night and for most of the day Thursday.

A chance of rain and snow returns early Friday morning between 2 and 3 a.m.

Check back with for updates as they become available.