Winter Storm Orko Is Coming to Get You, Fridley

Sounds worse when it has a scary name, doesn't it? The National Weather Service issued a new Hazardous Weather Outlook Saturday morning.

Winter is whipping up a cocktail of "snow, sleet and/or freezing rain," according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook that the National Weather Service issued Saturday morning for Fridley, Anoka County and a wedge of other central Minnesota counties.

UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning for Fridley

Why Do Winter Storms Have Names All of a Sudden? And Who Is Orko?

Happy hour for precipitation-lovers will begin as early as late Saturday night.

Fridley and much of Minnesota remains under a Winter Storm Watch, promising four to eight inches of snow by Monday morning.

Meanwhile, Nemo is overflowing New England's cup with winter weather. For a look at what's going on Back East, check out these photos from Stonington-Mystic Patch in Connecticut.


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