La Crosse, WI (KROC AM News)  - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch that covers the I-90 corridor in southern Minnesota, including the Rochester area.

National Weather Service

The NWS says an approaching winter storm is expected to produce heavy snow " from late Saturday night through Sunday. Accumulations of 6 or more inches are possible. Currently, the higher amounts look more likely in the Interstate 90 corridor with much of that falling in the morning."

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow. Brief period of wintry mix possible. Snow
accumulations of 4 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of a light
glaze possible.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and
southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

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