Blizzard-like conditions in Red River Valley

December 31, 2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Forecasters say blizzard-like conditions are making creating hazardous travel conditions in the Red River Valley, especially in areas with open fields.

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says falling and blowing snow with gusts of 40 mph have some sheriff’s deputies reporting near zero visibility. Snow will gradually end across southeastern North Dakota and west central Minnesota Monday morning.

The weather service says the snow and wind are accompanied by dangerous winds chills of 30 to 40 degrees below zero.

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