Travel Advisory
Feb. 28, 2012




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Forecasted winter storm likely to cause hazardous driving conditions in central Minnesota


BAXTER, Minn.— (8 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to use extreme caution in central Minnesota as a storm system moves through the region tonight and Wednesday. Road conditions can change quickly and will deteriorate through tonight and tomorrow morning.


As the system develops, motorists can expect reduced visibility due to heavy and blowing snow and slippery roads due to high winds and compacted snow.


No closures of interstate highways or other roads are anticipated at this time; however, motorists may encounter brief lane closures where crashes occur.


MnDOT snow plow operators will be out in force and will continue to make highways safe throughout region. Motorists should remember to:



For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to


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