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MnDOT advises motorists in southcentral Minnesota to be prepared for heavy snow, blowing snow
MANKATO, Minn. (10:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to be prepared for heavy snow Monday (12/28) afternoon through Tuesday (12/29) with moderately high winds making for difficult driving tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting snow starting Monday afternoon through Tuesday. All of the counties located in District 7 are in a winter storm warning at this time. Snowfall is predicted from 6-8” to 8-12″ depending on your location. To check out how much snow you can expect visit www.weather.gov/mpx/.
Plows will be out moving snow as soon as necessary. Road conditions can change quickly, so check www.511mn.org or call 5-1-1 for updated road conditions before you travel.
For more information on how to be prepared check out Anatomy of a snow storm: before the storm at www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6jvuWE-hjw&feature=youtu.be.
Safety is MnDOT’s number one priority. Snowplow drivers and motorists have to work together to make travel safer and avoid crashes during winter weather events.
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