Weather Forecast

Heavy snow has subsided in the lakes area and here's what's left behind: sloppy, wet streets and sidewalks. Travel safely.

UPDATE at 5:30 PM: Rain, snow make for sloppy Saturday in Alexandria area


First came the rain, then the sleet and now, as of 5:30 p.m., it's still snowing...

A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Alexandria area through midnight. Three to five inches of snow is in the forecast.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz. Away from work, Amy and Brandon spend time bass fishing and keeping tabs on their charismatic dog, Cash, who has been known to jump out of the boat to “retrieve” the bass lures.
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