Orange = blizzard warning. Lime green = blizzard watch. Pink = winter storm warning. Dark blue = winter storm watch.
Here is AccuWeather’s snowfall forecast. Many roads will become impassible in these areas. Note: It will continue so snow near the Mississippi River past the time of this map.
Finally, there is a small area with a significant tornado threat late this afternoon and tonight:
|NWS Storm Prediction Center Forecast. 5% is considered significant.|
While any tornadoes are certainly unwelcome, the moisture from this system in the winter wheat belt will be welcome indeed. This is the 5-day precipitation amount forecast from the NWS.