Blizzard Conditions - I-29 Closed

Blizzard Conditions - I-29 Closed Click to Enlarge

5:15 am


I-29 closed from Fargo to Canadian Border

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have CLOSED I-29 northbound and southbound from Fargo to the Canadian Border due to snow and blowing snow creating slippery road conditions, near zero visibility and life threatening driving conditions. Road Closed means motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.

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As a reminder, I-94 is CLOSED from Jamestown to Fargo due to slippery road condition and zero visibility. A No Travel Advisory is in effect for all areas of south central and northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory include Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

A Travel Alert remains in effect for southwestern and southeastern North Dakota due to slippery roads and reduced visibility. Cities in included in the Travel Alert are Dickinson, Bowman, Fargo, Wahpeton, and surrounding areas.

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4:45 am


The Minnesota Department of Transportation has enacted a no travel advisory for all routes north and west of Thief River Falls due to heavy snow and reduced visibility.

Snowplows will continue to operate, but motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve.

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3:00 am


I-94 closed from Jamestown to Fargo

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have CLOSED I-94 eastbound and westbound lanes from Jamestown to Fargo due to snow and blowing snow creating slippery road conditions, near zero visibility, and life threatening driving conditions. Road Closed means motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.

A No Travel Advisory is in effect for all areas of south central and northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory include Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, Devils Lake and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for central and eastern North Dakota. It is expected that conditions will deteriorate and travel will be greatly impacted as a result of this storm system. Motorists are advised to watch for travel advisories issued by law enforcement and NDDOT and head the warnings.




9:55 pm

Travel Alert issued for northeastern North Dakota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a Travel Alert for northeastern North Dakota due to reduced visibility and icy road conditions. Cities included in the Travel Alert are Grand Forks, Drayton, Pembina, and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised of rapidly changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to wear seat belts, reduce speed, and drive according to the conditions.

A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for south central North Dakota due to snow, blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities include Glen Ullin, Center, Flasher, Mandan, Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Ashley, Ellendale, and surrounding areas.

A Travel Alert remains in effect for southwestern and southeastern North Dakota due to reduced visibility and slippery road conditions. Cities include Dickinson, Beach, Bowman, Killdeer, Fargo Wahpeton, Gwinner, Hillsboro, and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for central and eastern North Dakota. It is expected that conditions will deteriorate, and travel will be greatly impacted as the result of this storm system. Motorists should be aware that roads may become impassable due to drifting snow throughout the overnight hours. Motorists are advised to watch for travel advisories issued by law enforcement and NDDOT and head the warnings.

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10:25 pm


Travel Alert issued for northeastern North Dakota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a Travel Alert for northeastern North Dakota due to reduced visibility and icy road conditions. Cities included in the Travel Alert are Grand Forks, Drayton, Pembina, and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised of rapidly changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to wear seat belts, reduce speed, and drive according to the conditions.

A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for south central North Dakota due to snow, blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities include Glen Ullin, Center, Flasher, Mandan, Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Ashley, Ellendale, and surrounding areas.

A Travel Alert remains in effect for southwestern and southeastern North Dakota due to reduced visibility and slippery road conditions. Cities include Dickinson, Beach, Bowman, Killdeer, Fargo Wahpeton, Gwinner, Hillsboro, and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for central and eastern North Dakota. It is expected that conditions will deteriorate, and travel will be greatly impacted as the result of this storm system. Motorists should be aware that roads may become impassable due to drifting snow throughout the overnight hours. Motorists are advised to watch for travel advisories issued by law enforcement and NDDOT and head the warnings.

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9:10 pm

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of south central North Dakota due to snow, blowing snow, high winds, icy roads, and areas of near zero visibilitycreating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Ashley, Ellendale, and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

A No Travel Advisory remains in effect for portions of south central North Dakota due to icy roads and high winds creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities include Glen Ullin, Center, Flasher, Mandan, and surrounding areas.

A Travel Alert remains in effect for southwestern and southeastern North Dakota reduced visibility and slippery road conditions. Cities include Dickinson, Beach, Bowman, Killdeer, Fargo Wahpeton, Gwinner, Hillsboro, and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for central and eastern North Dakota. It is expected that conditions will deteriorate, and travel will be greatly impacted as the result of this storm system. Motorists are advised to watch for travel advisories issued by law enforcement and NDDOT and head the warnings.

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8:30 pm

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of south central North Dakota due icy roads and high winds creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Glen Ullin, Center, Flasher, Mandan, and surrounding areas. A No Travel Advisory means conditions are such that motorists should not travel in these areas.

A Travel Alert has been issued for southwestern North Dakota due to blowing snow creating reduced visibility and area of scattered ice. Cities included in the Travel Alert are Dickinson, Beach, Bowman, Killdeer, and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised of rapidly changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to wear seat belts, reduce speed, and drive according to the conditions.

A Travel Alert remains in effect for portions of south central and southeastern North Dakota reduced visibility and slippery road conditions. Cities include Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Ashley, Linton, Fargo Wahpeton, Gwinner, Hillsboro, and surrounding areas.

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7:00 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for central and eastern North Dakota. It is expected that conditions will deteriorate, and travel will be greatly impacted as the result of this storm system. Motorists are advised to watch for travel advisories issued by law enforcement and NDDOT and head the warnings.


Mixed precipitation and snow will fall across the area this evening, transitioning to more snow overnight into Thursday. Strong north winds are expected around or after midnight, which will lead to blizzard conditions, mainly along and west of the Red River Valley

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