Winter Storm Warning, Blizzard Conditions South until 6:00 PM 2/22

A winter storm warning remains until 6:00 PM along the I-94 corridor, over into Minnesota for blowing snow. To the north, a winter weather advisory for blowing snow. A blizzard warning has been issued to our south in the southern valley until 6:00 PM. Heavy snowfall is done for the F/M area, but a few light snow showers are still possible through this morning into the early afternoon before snow showers end. Any accumulations will be light, less than a half-inch with really nothing to our north. A heavier band of snow will fall just to our south and east. A band of 2-4+" will track from northeastern South Dakota, towards Fergus Falls, into central Minnesota this morning and early afternoon. 

Conditions south of Fargo will See the worst conditions. A blizzard warning remains in effect until 6:00 PM this evening. An additional 1-2 inches of snow is possible, adding to blowing snow! Conditions within the blizzard warning will have the worst driving conditions with drastically reduced to near-zero visibility. To our south, I-29 from Fargo to the South Dakota border is closed, I-94 from Fargo to Jamestown is also closed. Make sure you get the latest road conditions and closure here: North Dakota Roads: Minnesota Roads: It is unclear when these two major roadways will reopen. Travel is not advised in SE ND.

Blowing snow will be the main issue for the rest of today. North winds between 20-35 mph will produce areas of drastically reduced visibility, scatter snowdrifts, partially snow-covered, and slippery roads. Plan on difficult driving conditions for the rest of today. Gradually better conditions as you go north and slowly improving. Overnight the winds lighten up 10-25 mph tonight and 5-15 mph overnight. Then the main concern moves towards dangerous wind chills 25-40 below even colder north -50. A wind chill warning and advisory are in effect until 12:00 PM Wednesday. It is likely will see those expand and move south as other warnings and advisories expire.

Cold weather sticks around through the rest of the week, but with lighter winds!



Justin Storm



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