Updated:
Original:

More snow for the drive this morning ... yay

???? ???? ???? ????

Today might be a repeat of yesterday if you have to drive anywhere this morning in the Twin Cities.

Anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected to come down during the commute, the National Weather Service says. The Twin Cities and eastern suburbs will likely get the highest amounts – straight west of the metro area, out toward Willmar and the Dakota border, the snowfall totals will be 1-2 inches.

The heaviest snowfall rates will be from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., a winter weather advisory says.

And there's already snow on the ground in plenty of places. The first band came through before 2 a.m., dropping snow on the Twin Cities and much of southeast Minnesota.

Northeastern Minnesota will see some snow today, but probably less than an inch. Northwest Minnesota is dealing more with dangerous wind chills Wednesday morning than snow. West-central and southwestern areas of the state could see about an inch as well.

Driving conditions

The state's 511 road conditions map shows partially covered roads throughout the Twin Cities and most of the Northland, while western and west-central Minnesotans get to deal with fully covered roads.

So plan ahead if you're driving into work or somewhere else, the State Patrol says.

On Tuesday, from 5 a.m. through 8:30 p.m., the agency recorded 376 crashes statewide. Three people were killed in wrecks, including a 16-year-old who lost control of her vehicle on an Iron Range highway and collided head-on with a squad car. Another 435 vehicles spun out or went off the road.

Officials frequently remind people that you can avoid crashes by driving in a safe manner. What that means is slow down (seriously, slow down even more than you think you have to), clean off your car, keep lots of space between you and other vehicles, and have an emergency kit.

When will it end? I just want it to end

Snow is expected to taper off by noon for the Twin Cities.

Then it'll just be really freaking cold.

For a forecast specific to your home, go to Weather.gov and punch your city into the search bar.

Next Up

pixabay - us supreme court

MN, WI attorney generals push SCOTUS to block to Texas abortion law

They say the law is in "direct contravention of nearly a half century of binding precedent."

Piper Cherokee

UND student killed in plane crash near Minnesota border

The crash happened Monday night just west of the Minnesota border.

fake airpods

Border officials seize hundreds of fake AirPods at International Falls

The AirPods were in a rail container headed for Ranier.

Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen

With Patrick Peterson injured, Vikings need to unleash the offense

Peterson's absence could have a bigger effect on the opposite side of the ball.

Cam Wiley

Gophers running back Cam Wiley announces plan to transfer

Wiley found himself buried on the depth chart.

sun country

Sun Country adds 7 new routes from MSP Airport this spring

It's also resuming four routes from the Twin Cities.

Walz, Flanagan

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz launches re-election campaign

Their campaign slogan: "One Minnesota. Moving Forward."

ambulance

Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Ham Lake

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Related

A few inches of snow will hit Minnesota – and driving Thursday could be tough

It's not going to be a ton of snow, but the frigid temps complicate things.

Freezing rain, snow cause bad driving conditions this morning

A mix of snow and rain is expected throughout the day.

Update: Strong winds and more than 2 feet of snow in places

It's our first legit snow storm of the season. Be careful, be prepared.

Heavy snow is making driving tricky across southern Minnesota

8 inches of snow has been reported in Wabasso.

Driving will be slow (and probably frustrating) Tuesday morning

Road are icy after a double winter whammy overnight.