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No-travel advisory lifted for southwest ND

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The no-travel advisory out in place by area sheriffs and the North Dakota Department of Transportation on Friday night has been lifted for all of southwest North Dakota.

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However, roads throughout the region and the rest of the state remain hazardous at spots.

All roads in Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sioux, Slope and Stark counties were marked as "no-travel advised" by the Department of Transportation as of 9:45 p.m. Friday. The advisory was lifted at about 6 a.m. Saturday. 

The blizzard warning for the state has been canceled and replaced with a wind chill advisory that is in effect from 11 a.m. Saturday to 5 p.m. Monday. 

The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely low temperatures and wind chills from Saturday through Tuesday morning. Temperatures are expected to be around 30 below in some parts of North Dakota with wind chills of 60 below possible.

For more information on road conditions throughout North Dakota, visit www.dot.nd.gov/travel-info-v2/.

Continue to check The Dickinson Press website for weather updates this weekend.

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins 2014. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occassional Sunday column, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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