Area placed in a winter storm watch

Published 7:23 pm Friday, April 10, 2020

Counties in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa have been placed in a winter storm watch from Sunday morning through Monday morning.

The National Weather Service is predicting possible snow accumulations of between 4 to 8 inches with winds gusting as high was 35 mph.

The snow will be wet and heavy, which could possibly  cause tree damage and power outages.

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Blowing and drifting snow could also whip up late Sunday afternoon into Monday.

Sunday’s high is predicted to be 38 mph dropping to 24 into the overnight.