Travel Alerts Issued


The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued travel alerts for areas of North Dakota.

The D-O-T began by issuing a travel alert at 10 a.m. Sunday for northwestern North Dakota, followed by an alert at 1:55 p.m. for northeastern North Dakota and one at 2:45 p.m. for western North Dakota, causing nearly all of North Dakota, except for the southeast, south central and north central areas of North Dakota, to be under a travel alert.

The National Weather Service has a majority of the state under a winter storm warning until 12 p.m. Monday, with extreme southern North Dakota under a winter weather advisory until 12 p.m. Monday, as well.

The weather service says total snow accumulations of up to six inches south of Highway 200 are possible, with up to eight inches possible north of Highway 200. Winds are also expected to gust as high as 35 miles per hour.