Life in a snow globe

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Snow slows traffic at 494 & 169 in the southwest metro today

Here we go again. Another slow slippery commute in the metro.

The jet stream is sending snow impulses our way every 48 hours or so these days. It's starting to add up to a pile in many areas. Snow cover is impressive around much of the Midwest for mid-December. There is snow on the ground all the way south into New Mexico and Arkansas.

Current snow cover in North America

Our latest shot this evening will bring 1" to 3" to the metro. Mankato, Owatonna and the I-90 corridor may see 2" to 4" with this system.

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Twin Cities radar loop

We are keeping an eye on another system for Thursday that could bring heavy snow to southern Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Stay tuned, and enjoy the view out the window!

PH