Published January 11 2013
No travel advised in northern half of North Dakota, some arrival flights canceledFARGO – The North Dakota Department of Transportation has issued a no travel advisory for the entire northern half of the state, including Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Minot and Williston and surrounding areas.
According to the DOT website, no traveling should occur in these areas because of blowing snow, scattered ice and areas of near zero visibility.
A travel alert is also in effect through Saturday morning due to blustery conditions and ice. The NDDOT is reporting reduced visibility for Dickinson, Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Wahpeton, Fargo and the surrounding areas.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says travel is not advised on Interstate 94 east of Fargo and through Fergus Falls because of ice.
Difficult driving has been reported in much of western north central and northwest Minnesota, but the Department of Transportation reports no road closures as of 9 p.m. Friday.
Also as of 9 p.m. Friday, some flights expected to arrive at Hector International Airport from Chicago O’Hare and Denver have been canceled. For up to the minute flight information, visit www.fargoairport.com or contact your airline company.
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