Snow cancels schools, leads to slippery conditions

Published 6:26 am Thursday, January 19, 2023

Area residents are waking up to snow-covered roads Thursday morning as a winter storm warning continues into the afternoon.

All state highways in the area were listed as either partially covered or fully covered in snow as of 6:15 a.m.

The National Weather Service advises travel could be difficult with hazardous conditions impacting the morning commute. It encourages motorists to allow for extra time while traveling.

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The weather agency states highest amounts of snow were expected in southeast Minnesota through west central Wisconsin.

All of southern Minnesota was in a winter storm warning, with 5 to 9 inches of snow possible throughout the length of the storm.

All area schools closed for the day.