GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Thursday 4:30 a.m. look at road and weather conditions across the region.
– Most of the roads in the area remain closed due to the blizzard.
– The wind has died down to 21 mph in Grand Forks, with a temperature of 21 degrees.
– A winter weather advisory is in effect in the valley, and a hazardous weather outlook points east and west into Minnesota and North Dakota.
– Highway 2 between Crookston and Grand Forks has cleared off but has a lot of ice on the road, with snow piled up on either side.
– North Dakota interstates, including I-29 and 94, remain closed, along with many other smaller roads in the area.
– Minnesota roads are partially snow-covered and icy in the northern half of the state.
– Motorists are advised to slow down and be careful while driving.
Neil Carlson reports on the aftermath of a blizzard in eastern North Dakota. As of 4:30 am on April 6th, most roads in the area remained closed due to hazardous conditions, including ice and deep snow drifts. However, the wind had died down and the blizzard warning had been lifted, replaced with a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook. Temperatures were hovering around 21 degrees Fahrenheit, with wind speeds at 21.8 miles per hour in Grand Forks. The good news was that warmer weather was on the way, but in the meantime, drivers were advised to exercise caution on partially snow-covered and/or icy roads.
– Eastern North Dakota deals with the aftermath of the blizzard
– Most roads remain closed due to hazardous conditions
– Wind has died down, but the winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook remain
– Warmer weather is coming, but drivers should still exercise caution on icy roads