Snow, freezing rain expected

Published 5:47 pm Sunday, February 16, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory starting Monday morning for Albert Lea with snow and freezing rain expected.

The advisory will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Snow accumulations of up to 3 inches are expected with total ice accumulations of up to 0.05 inches possible.

The Weather Service stated a fast-moving storm system will move from the Northern Rockies eastward across the Plains and into the Great Lakes by Monday evening. Light precipitation will develop Monday morning across the Iowa border and spread northeast across Minnesota and into western Wisconsin by the afternoon.

Some freezing rain is possible in the morning. Accumulating snowfall is likely in the afternoon before ending early Monday evening.

People should plan on slippery road conditions. Hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.