STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER 16 Hours of White
It was 30 years ago today that area residents woke up to the aftermath of one of the worst blizzards in modern history. February 4, 1984 started off mild and sunny. Although there was a Travelers Advi... Posted on 2/5/14 at 6:55 AM
While Grand Forks missed much of the snow from the first wave of this storm system, round two dropped several inches Friday night. Wind was also similar in strength to the first wave of the system, and the added snow made visibility much worse. The Devils Lake area will be close to the edge of the storm, but 4-6 inches were possible.
Parts of both interstates are closed in North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota including Interstate 29 from Grand Forks south to Brookings, South Dakota. But before the interstates were closed, the Highway Patrol had its hands full with accidents. One pileup even stretched for more than a mile.
A travel alert remains in effect from the North Dakota Department of Transportation for the Fargo, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Minot areas. Some icy patches in Minnesota are also causing difficult driving conditions.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the ND Highway Patrol have extended a No Travel Advisory for all state highways in north east and north central North Dakota due to extremely high winds creating reduced visibility and zero visibility at times. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are: Grand Forks, Grafton, Minot and Devils Lake and surrounding areas.
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