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Nearly 6 inches of snow in Fargo so far, more to come

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The blizzard that walloped North Dakota on Monday has already brought several inches of snow to Fargo. The National Weather Service says 5.8 inches of snow fell in Fargo Monday, breaking the previous record of 2.8 inches set in...

Snow and water
A lone pedestrian makes his way across the Veterans Memorial Bridge over the Red River through a blinding snowfall Tuesday morning. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The blizzard that walloped North Dakota on Monday has already brought several inches of snow to Fargo.

The National Weather Service says 5.8 inches of snow fell in Fargo Monday, breaking the previous record of 2.8 inches set in 1977.

An additional 7 to 14 inches are expected Tuesday. The current record snowfall for the day is 3.4 inches, set in 1962.

National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Grafenauer says the snow is heavy and wet. The region is under a winter storm warning until 7 p.m. Tuesday, complete with blowing snow and near-blizzard conditions.

Winds will pick up late Tuesday morning. Wind speeds of 25 to 35 mph are expected throughout the day.

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Travel is not advised in the region.

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