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Published January 27, 2014, 08:03 PM

Most of the valley is under a wind chill warning until Tuesday

Major roadways throughout Northeast North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota reopened Monday morning. Much of the valley is under a wind chill warning until Tuesday at noon.

By: Cynthia Johnson, WDAZ

Major roadways throughout Northeast North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota reopened Monday morning. Much of the valley is under a wind chill warning until Tuesday at noon.

Plows were out as early as 4 Monday morning trying to clear the way for motorists. The Blowing snow and whiteout conditions that closed several roads Sunday night and Monday morning forced several school districts to delay classes Monday.

Most areas saw somewhere between an inch to three inches of snow. Conditions improved Monday, but temperatures were still arctic. Officials say So far for the month of January we're only running about four degrees below normal.

Greg Gust with the National Weather Service said, "If we were to keep up this cold through February into March then we could start complaining but with those cold snaps we come out of them after a few days and we've actually popped above freezing and we haven't even had that long of a run with temperatures below freezing."

Most roads are clear Monday night but a few pockets like Larimore and Inkster are seeing scattered ice. Areas like Park River and Minto are seeing blowing snow.

If you're traveling Monday night be sure to allow for extra time and avoid using cruise control.

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