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Well, apparently winter has arrived. Our extended vacation from snow is over. It is time to break out the winter gear and prepare ourselves for the dangerous conditions that winter can bring. It is ti... Posted on 12/3/13 at 10:05 PM
Hawley, MN (WDAY TV) - Many roads are cleared off after a warm-up and freeze Friday but some of the back roads showed just how treacherous this weather can be.
While many main roads were cleared off and only icy in a few patches, when you got onto the back roads it was a completely different story.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Glare ice caused a cluster of accidents along Highway 10 Friday night, including six rollovers and a few injuries, and it all happened in a matter of minutes.
It warmed up today but as the temperature started to hover around freezing this evening; things became very slick very fast.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) in partnership with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) has CLOSED all of I-29 in the state due to blowing snow resulting in near zero visibility.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation says 18 drivers were rescued on I-29 from Fargo to Grand Forks overnight. Some were taken to Altru Hospital with frostbite and other cold-weather injuries. The DOT is urging drivers to stay off closed roadways so that they do not become stranded.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation says most of I-29 and I-94 will likely remain closed until late Sunday morning or early Sunday afternoon. The DOT says closed interstate stretches between Grand Forks and Fargo and Fargo and Jamestown will remain closed. I-29 from Grand Forks to the Canadian Border is now open.
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