It's going to be a snowy Friday night across southern Minnesota as a storm system rolls through and dumps 3-5 inches of snow.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for west-central, south-central and southeast parts of Minnesota, including the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities metro area.
Locations in the advisory can expect 2-4 inches of snow with isolated totals up to 5 inches.
These totals are higher than the 1-3 inches forecasters were predicting most of the week.
Even though the bulk of the metro area is not included in the advisory, a good 2-3 inches of snow is expected with the exception of the extreme northern metro, where 1-2 inches of snow is possible.
A brisk northerly wind will cause blowing snow that will likely impact visibility on the roads Friday night through Saturday morning.
The good news is that the storm system has slowed down slightly and the snow might hold off in the metro area until after 6 p.m., meaning commuters might catch a break for their rush hour ride home.
Here's a look at the high resolution model through midnight.