Blowing snow creates hazardous driving conditions
No travel advised in portions of west central Minnesota
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (7:45 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has enacted a no travel advisory on state and federal highways in the following counties due to dangerous driving conditions:
- Big Stone
- and southern portions of Traverse County, south of Highway 27
High winds and blowing snow are causing whiteout conditions. Snowplow shifts will be ending at 8:30 p.m., but will operate at the request of emergency services. Motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve.
For tips on safe winter driving, go to mndot.gov/workzone/winter.html.