Winter storm to continue through the night

Winter storm to continue through the night

Winter storm to continue through the night

Slippery road conditions are possible in those areas until the advisory expires at 4 a.m. Thursday.

The system dumped about a foot of snow in the Dakotas, Nebraska and Minnesota by Friday morning. The added moisture and "heat" will give at least half of the viewing area, including the metro, precipitation-type issues from moving from snow to rain.

The weather service is expecting only light snow accumulation of about an inch.

The weather service reports that accumulation projections of half an inch to upward of 2 inches in higher elevations.

A winter storm has dumped almost a foot of snow in western Minnesota as it sweeps across the Upper Midwest. Eastern North Dakota was expected to deal with winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour, creating blizzard conditions mainly in the Red River Valley.

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Over 11 inches of rain already has poured down some regional areas of Louisiana and MS where flash flood exigencies were provided overnight Thursday into Friday morning. A 16-year-old boy was killed Thursday in a crash between his sport-utility vehicle and a semi-trailer on Interstate 70 near Oakley, Kan., WIBW-TV reported. But the storm system is not over and done with as it predicts to bring heavy rain further East on Friday.

Boston and points to the south will only see rain during the commute.

In addition to heavy snow, forecasters warn that blowing snow, freezing fog, and low visibility across a large area of the state will create "difficult-to impossible" travel with potential road closures. A second person died in central Minnesota after being struck on a road by a pickup with a plow blade.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by calling 511 or 1.800.432.4269.

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