WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR KROX LISTENING AREA UNTIL FRIDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 3:00 p.m. on Friday for northwest Minnesota. 

The advisory Includes the Minnesota cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette, Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett.
The advisory includes the North Dakota cities of Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Grafton, Park River, Grand Forks, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Fargo, and Wahpeton

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected tonight, with snow and blowing snow tomorrow into Friday. Total snow accumulations of  2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, northwest and west central Minnesota and northeast and southeast North Dakota.

* WHEN…Until 3:00 PM Friday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.