UNDATED (WJON News) -- Another round of snow is expected to move into the area Wednesday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for most of central and northern Minnesota including Stearns, Benton and Sherburne counties.  It will be in effect from 3:00 a.m. Thursday until 9:00 p.m. Thursday.

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Heavy snow is expected. Precipitation may start as rain, but will quickly change to snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches.

Winds gusting as high as 40 mph Thursday afternoon and evening.

The southern third of the state will be under a Winter Weather Advisory.  That will also be in effect from 3:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday.

Thursday's morning commute will be messy as moderate snow gives way to persistent light snow that will stick around through Friday night. Snow accumulations there will be between 3 and 5 inches.

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National Weather Service

We officially had five inches of snow at the St. Cloud Regional Airport early Wednesday, with higher amounts in other parts of the region.

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