1 to 2 inches of snow falls across area

Published 8:58 am Saturday, December 3, 2011

A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday.

About 1 to 2 inches of snow from a system slowly moving through the area had fallen by 4 p.m. across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa, according to the National Weather Service.

Area residents woke up to slick roads Saturday, ahead of a predicted 3 to 6 inches of snow. Freezing rain fell late Friday night and into early Saturday, causing some slow travel on roads.

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Saturday’s snowfall has been heavy at times, reducing visibility to one-half mile or less.

Snow will continue to fall into Sunday morning with snow or slush-covered roads making travel hazardous.

Skies will eventually clear and give way to decreasing clouds throughout Sunday.