Another round of snow? Mower under blizzard watch for Thursday

Published 7:06 am Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Monday’s snow may have just been round 1.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for Mower County Thursday, as a wintry mix, heavy snow and high winds could make for poor travel conditions.

While NWS is warning the likelihood for dangerous weather is increasing, there’s still uncertainty about where the worst conditions will hit and what type of precipitation will fall. Some areas could see 3 to 8 inches of snow, while others could see a wintry mix.

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However, winds could reach 25 to 30 mph with 45 mph gusts in southeast Minnesota, causing blowing, drifting and reduced visibilities.

Temperatures Thursday are expected to reach around 34.