Blizzard Warning in Dakotas, Minnesota
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Forecasters have posted a blizzard warning for the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota as snow, strong winds and plunging temperatures move in.
The storm is creating difficult travel conditions early Wednesday with a large number of schools canceling classes, including North Dakota State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued a no travel advisory for the northern Red River Valley.
Meteorologists expected wind gusts to 50 mph and whiteout conditions, especially in open, rural areas.
Snow accumulations will be low, at 1 to 2 inches expected.