Spring storm packing heavy snow

Published 7:50 pm Friday, March 30, 2018

DULUTH — Forecasters say spring is on hold for now as a winter-like snow storm arrives in the Upper Midwest.

The National Weather Service said a winter storm warning is in effect in North Dakota, much of north central Minnesota and northern Wisconsin. Duluth could get 8 inches of snow or more. Meteorologists said more widespread snow is possible Monday into Tuesday of next week.

The storm warning stretches from northwestern North Dakota through northern Wisconsin, where heavy wet snow of anywhere from 6 to 10 inches was expected through Saturday morning.

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Authorities have issued a no-travel advisory for northwestern North Dakota due to snow and blowing snow.

Strong north winds are expected to develop late Friday night, creating blizzard-like conditions in the central and southern Red River Valley.