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Burst of Snow Blankets Minneapolis Ahead of Three Day Winter Storm Forecast

A winter weather advisory was in effect for parts of central Minnesota and northwest and west-central Wisconsin, the National Weather Service (NWS) said, as a burst of snow moved across Minneapolis on Monday, February 20.

This footage posted to Twitter by Meteorologist John Homenuk shows heavy snow falling in Minneapolis.

A band of snow was also expected on Tuesday, but the heaviest snowfall is predicted to fall on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, the NWS said.

The winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday through Thursday, with possible total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches and wind gusts of 40 to 45 mph, the NWS forecast. Credit: John Homenuk via Storyful

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