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UPDATED: Winter Storm Warning Issued for Oakdale Area Saturday Night, Sunday

The Twin Cities may see its first significant accumulation of snow this weekend, according to National Weather Service forecasters.

It doesn't exactly look like Christmas in Oakdale after last night's dusting of snow, but according to the National Weather Service there's still a chance.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Twin Cities area, predicting a 90 percent chance of snow fall Saturday night into Sunday.

According to the NWS, an accumulation of 2-4 inches of new snow is possible Saturday night and again on Sunday (primarily before 3 p.m.).

The forecast for Sunday night is blowing snow and below-zero wind chill.

UPDATED:

It might really begin to feel like Christmas this weekend.

Forecasters are saying that the Twin Cities metro area — including Oakdale — could finally see the first measurable snow of this winter season.

There is a 60 percent chance of snow Friday after 3 p.m. Saturday will be partly sunny with a high of 34 degrees. There is an 80 percent chance of snowfall Saturday evening. 

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory, predicting snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches in west central and south central Minnesota. The Twin Cities should see an inch of snow or less.

Saturday through Sunday the Twin Cities — including Oakdale — are expected to receive 3 to 5 inches of snow, with some areas receiving more than 6 inches. 

 

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