Twenty-four hours before the approximate onset of MSP's first measurable snow, most forecaster were expecting roughly 3 inches of snow to fall in the urban core. The following information was what we were able to gather online at 7:30 p.m. on Monday night.
WCCO: Snow on yards. Roads mainly wet. Showed urban core of MSP split between 1-3” band and 3-6” band.
KSTP (kstp.com) Here in the Twin Cities we'll probably end up with 2 to 4 inches of snow before it winds down early Wednesday. This should make the roads slick, especially the side streets, for the Wednesday morning commute.
KSTP. No recent information or video posted on website.
KARE11 (kare11.com/weather/) Potential of 3-5 for Twin Cities.
MPR (http://blogs.mprnews.org/updraft/) 5:25 p.m. posting. Most of the metro will probably end up in the 1 inch to 4 inch range for snowfall by Wednesday a.m.
Paul Douglas/Star Tribune. (Update at 2:01 p.m.) Note the sharp gradient from north to south, maybe 1-2" for the northern suburbs, as much as 3-6" in the central core of the metro, with some 5-8" amounts not out of the question far southern suburbs,
NWS: 3-5” per graphic posted on Facebook