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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Lakeville, Twin Cities as Snowfall Expected

Tuesday morning's commute could be a tough one.

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. Monday until 3 p.m. Tuesday.
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. Monday until 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Originally written by Mike Schoemer

Sure, just when you got the driveway cleaned off, you need to get ready for more snow. 

And so it goes in a Minnesota winter, as the National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Twin Cities area, including Lakeville.

A band of snow is expected to make its way across West Central and Central Minnesota and push into Wisconsin overnight, dropping two to four inches of snow along the way. But it's the heavy winds expected along with the storm front that will drop temperatures back down below the 20-degree mark and create some tough driving conditions, particularly in open areas. 

The snow will miss the evening commute today, but could linger into Tuesday morning's drive into work, especially with wind gusts of 15 to 25 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The blowing snowing will reduce visibility and could make open areas slippery after a weekend of thawing. 

Drivers are encouraged to take caution, particularly on overpasses and bridges. On-and-off ramps could be dangerous, too, if they get plugged by drifting and blowing snow. 

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