The cold front continues to race south much faster than expected. It should reach the Fargo-Moorhead area around 3 am, and the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area around 4 am. This will bring wind gusts to 50 mph and whiteout conditions, especially in rural areas.
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. Low around -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around -14 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -40. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around -25. Wind chill values as low as -42. North northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
40 below zero.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northwest Minnesota.
* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to 3 PM CST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite
on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.