Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Jan. 30, 2018

Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions

No travel advised in portions of Kittson and Marshall Counties

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (4:30 p.m.) A no travel advisory is in effect for portions of Kittson and Marshall Counties according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. High winds and blowing snow can significantly reduce visibility leading to dangerous driving conditions for motorists.

The National Weather Service as issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook across much of the Red River Valley with wind gusts up to 55 MPH. Forecasted precipitation of 1-2 inches of snow could further impact travel conditions across northwestern Minnesota.

Motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve. For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.