What better way to celebrate May Day than with snow and cold rain?
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities says the metro could see another half-inch of rain Monday, while western and central Minnesota could pick up another inch of snow before the storm moves out of the state later tonight.
A few inches of snow has already fallen in southwestern Minnesota, where the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website shows roads are partially or completely covered in snow. Here's a look at Westbrook, Minnesota, which has gotten 3 inches of snow already today. (For the latest snow totals, click here.)
An area stretching from southwestern Minnesota northeast through central Minnesota (see map here) is under a winter weather advisory until noon Monday. The National Weather Service says heavy, wet snow totaling 2-5 inches is possible there, with the heaviest snow expected around 7 a.m.
Northeast of the winter weather advisory is a winter storm warning, which is in effect in Carlton, St. Louis, Cook and Lake counties through Monday evening. The National Weather Service says the majority of the snow is expected to fall in the morning, but snow may linger through the evening. Three to 7 inches of snow is possible in the warning area.
Gusty winds combined with the snow could make it hard to see at times, the National Weather Service in Duluth says.
The Twin Cities is seeing mostly rain Monday morning, but that has caused some problems on the roads. KSTP is reporting part of Highway 169 in St. Louis Park was closed due to flooding.
The high in the Twin Cities Monday is about 40 degrees. Normally, the high temp on May 1 is around 65 degrees, Ryan Schwartz tweeted.
The good news is it's expected to be warmer and sunnier in Minnesota on Tuesday.