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UPDATE: Mower now in a winter storm warning

The National Weather Service has upgraded its alert for Mower County and placed it in a winter storm warning for today, through 4 p.m..

National Weather Service

It has also updated possible snow fall totals so that now Austin and the area could receive between 5 to 9 inches of snow.

There remains a chance the snow could mix with freezing rain through tonight, though little to no accumulation is expected. A high of 34 is expected and winds gusting as high as 22 mph are possible.