Blizzard warning for Adams, Grant Cos.; no-travel advisory in place for much of southwest ND
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for Adams and Grant counties in southwest North Dakota at about 6:43 p.m. Friday night.
A no-travel advisory is already in place for much of the region due to heavy snow creating reduced visibility and slush on roadways while much of the southwest and south central region of North Dakota remain under a travel alert.
Areas included in the no-travel advisory are Adams, Grant, Hettinger and southern Morton counties.
According to the North Dakota Department of Transportation, a no-travel advisory means the area has been deemed unsafe for normal travel and snowplows may be pulled from the roads.
A travel alert has been extended to include the cities of Dickinson, Bismarck, Bowman, New England, Glen Ullin, Center and Selfridge.
Conditions are such that motorists can still travel but should be alerted to heavy snow causing reduced visibility and slush on the roadways. Motorists are reminded to drive for the conditions. Reduce speeds and do not use cruise control.
Travelers are encouraged to monitor road conditions as weather conditions occur and use caution while traveling. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or visit www.dot.nd.gov. Motorists who become stranded should stay with their vehicle and call 911 for emergency assistance.