Weather Forecast

Another snow storm blasted through west central Minnesota today. The National Weather Service forecasts a total of 5 to 9 inches of snow by evening in Alexandria. Intersections in town are slippery and Highway 29 and Interstate 94 are reportedly in "difficult" driving conditions. (Photo by Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

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Even if you're a snow lover, today's blast of winter weather sure does sting.

As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, snow continues to pile up across west central Minnesota and the National Weather Service is forecasting a storm total of 5 to 9 inches of snow by evening. Strong winds are blowing the snow into the region with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Another couple inches of snow are possible overnight too.


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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
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