Snow expected to begin Sunday, mess with Monday morning commute

A winter weather advisory that includes Chickasaw, Floyd and Mitchell counties will be in effect from 1 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

Another 2 to 4 inches of spring snow will fall across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa, according to the National Weather Service. Some travel impacts can be expected, especially Sunday night into the Monday morning commute. Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

Near-record cold weather is also possible tonight (Saturday). Below are the forecast and record low temperatures for Sunday morning (April 8) from the National Weather Service.

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April is looking a lot like March.

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This weekend’s snowfall is not likely to match that of the Tuesday, April 3-Wednesday, April 4, storm that led to the cancellation of area schools.

In Chickasaw County, Nashua received 6 inches of snow, according to NWS data. In Floyd County, Charles City saw 5.2 inches, a record total for April 3-4. In Mitchell County, 6.5 inches accumulated in St. Ansgar.

A low temperature record for Charles City for April 4 of 8 degrees was also set. The average low for the date is 17 degrees.

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