Snowfall reports, plus a look at our Sunday weather

Temps near normal in southern Minnesota

Updated snow reports at 8:20 a.m.

The official weekend snow total at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was 5.6 inches. I saw a 4.5 inch report from Mankato and 3 inches at Delano.

Here are some additional snow totals:

5.2 inches Waseca

5.0 St. James

4.5 New Ulm

4.2 Carver

3.9 Grand Marais

3.8 Richfield and Prior Lake

3.7 New Prague

3.6 Woodbury

3.5 Lakeville, Plymouth and Red Wing

3.4 International Falls

3.0 East Bethel

2.9 St. Cloud

Some Wisconsin weekend snow totals include: 3.7 inches at River Falls, 3.5 at Chippewa Falls and 2.6 at Menomonie

We’ll have numerous snow reports coming in this morning. Snow totals will be plotted by the NWS here. You can click on any report at the linked site to get details on the snow amount plus the location and time of observation.

Here’s how the snow map looked this morning:

Weekend snowfall reports
National Weather Service

Snow moves east

Snow is still falling this morning in portions of northeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential precipitation pattern for the morning hours:

Simulated radar 6 a.m. to noon Sunday
NOAA, via

A winter weather advisory continues until 9 a.m. this Sunday for southwestern Wisconsin counties.

You can hear updated weather information for Minnesota and western Wisconsin on the MPR network, and you’ll see updated weather info on the MPR News live weather blog.

Minnesota road conditions can be found here. Wisconsin road conditions can be found here.

Temps and winds

Sunday highs in the 20s are expected in roughly the southeastern half of Minnesota, plus western Wisconsin:

Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

There will be some teens in central and northeastern Minnesota, with single-digit highs in the northwest.

Sunday afternoon wind gusts will be mainly in the 8 to 14 mph range, with higher gusts in northeastern Minnesota:

Sunday noon forecast wind gusts
National Weather Service

Plotted wind gusts are in knots, with 9 knots equal to about 10 mph. Our Sunday weather sounds great for sledding or snowboarding!

This Updraft blog will be updated around 10:15 a.m. today with a look at the week ahead.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:39 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.

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