The NWS has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire area for the storm, which is expected to move in shortly after midnight and move out by noon on Monday.
However, Wednesday's high of 39 and Thursday's high of 45 will likely melt away some of this spring storm. Portions of western Quebec and extreme eastern Ontario may have mixed precipitation to start late Tuesday, but should transition to rain quickly. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility, and use caution while driving.
The National Weather Service says Lyon and surrounding counties should get light snow - up to a trace - from around sunrise to early afternoon.
All three local sporting events that were scheduled for home events on Tuesday have been canceled, according to Helena School District activit... Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon. Dale City and Woodbridge should see temperatures hover at or above 37 degrees. There is an outside chance some parts of Wisconsin could pick up a foot of snow if heavy snow bands form due to the ideal combination of cold air aloft, warmer air with moisture in the lower levels, and intense forcing in the atmosphere. Another storm system approaches from the south and west on Tuesday and brings another chance of showers that day. While much hype is already circling the internet about this system, daytime temperatures near 50 degrees will limit the snow potential (both during the day and at night too).
In the metro area, rain and snow are likely with the high falling to around 30 by late afternoon and northwest winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. "Rainfall accumulation will likely range between 1-2".
Thursday - Partly sunny with a high in the lower 50s.
On and off snow showers will continue until late Tuesday night, so there could be some leftover slick spots, especially for less-traveled areas, like side streets and driveways, heading out the door Wednesday.
Another round of rain is likely on Friday.
However, snowfall in April isn't unusual, Margraf said, with an average of 2.4 inches falling on the Twin Cities throughout the month.