UPDATED: Travel alert issued for most of North DakotaFARGO – A travel alert has been issued for nearly all of North Dakota as sleet and snow are reducing visibility and creating icy roads.
FARGO – A travel alert has been issued for nearly all of North Dakota as sleet and snow are reducing visibility and creating icy roads.
All of North Dakota is included in the alert except the southwest corner of the state.
The Transportation De-partment issued the travel alert, saying motorists can still travel but should use caution.
The travel alert includes areas surrounding the cities of Williston, Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Devils Lake, Grand Forks and Fargo.
Earlier today, a no-travel advisory was issued earlier today for Williams, Divide and McKenzie counties as well as the city of Minot and surrounding areas.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for northwest and north central North Dakota due to snow, sleet and freezing rain. Snow could accumulate in the north central and north-eastern parts of the state.
Forecasters say the southwest and south central regions could get rain, freezing rain and sleet. Snow is also falling in some areas.