UNDATED - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that will be in effect for much of Central Minnesota and Northern Minnesota through 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

A powerful winter storm system will afflict the region through tonight, and bring significant snowfall, strong winds, blowing snow, and plummeting temperatures.

The snow will taper off by Thursday, but dangerously cold wind chill values will persist through much of the weekend.