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.
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.