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Associated Press, Published February 10 2013

Freezing rain, slick roads in Twin Cities area

MINNEAPOLIS — Freezing rain, sleet and snow have created difficult driving conditions in the Twin Cities and cancelled dozens of flights to and from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

National Weather Service meteorologist Shawn DeVinny says the area is in the middle of a complicated weather system that's expected to last through Monday morning.

Northern Minnesota is also seeing heavy snow, and could see up to 12 inches by the time the system has moved through.

Blizzard warnings will be in effect from Sunday night through 6 a.m. Monday in areas including New Ulm and Worthington.

Airport spokesman Pat Hogan says that as of Sunday morning, more than 50 flights had already been cancelled.

Winds are also expected to pick up from the north, which could create visibility issues.