Twins Cities gears up for freezing rain and snow by 1pm

National Weather Service graphic

National Weather Service graphic

Sunday will be very windy with spells of sunshine and a scattering of showers.

Rain will become more widespread across the area after Midnight, with pockets of heavy rain possible through Saturday morning. WEATHER DETAILS BELOW TWEETs.

In addition, southwest winds gusting to 70 or 80 km/h will develop this morning into this afternoon.

"Some snow is still likely, mainly in the north with the risk of hail and thunder".

A blustery West or South West wind will give strong or gale force gusts in exposed areas and the more squally showers.

The weather service says light snow and ice accumulations are possible in Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Warren counties before temperatures rise and the precipitation turns to plain rain.

Airports are said to be experiencing delays, with Minneapolis area ones already reporting mass delays as snow falls.

And it is just 2-1 that this March ends as the coldest since records began.

Monday, March 11 will be mostly sunny with a high again in the low 40s. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with moderate southerly winds, which will gradually strengthen. "Shoveling this heavy wet snow could lead to health issues".

As the snow continues overnight, northwest winds are forecast to increase and may cause some blowing and drifting snow.

The good news is that a high of 6 C is forecasted for today, though with the solid gust of wind and 60 per cent chance of rain showers forecasted to hit you, it's not really that great. The next weather maker to impact the region will bring rain and brisk winds for Wednesday into Thursday. Expect slippery travel conditions.

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