Storm to bring snow, ice to the area

Published 4:46 pm Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory starting Thursday evening for Albert Lea and the surrounding area as snow and a light glaze of ice are expected. 

The weather agency stated snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected. Highest snowfall amounts are expected along Interstate 90.

Motorists should plan on slippery road conditions, as hazardous conditions may impact commutes, especially on interstates 90 and 35. 

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The weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday, and another round of freezing drizzle and light snow is possible Saturday morning.