CHANHASSEN, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — Blizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota.
The State Patrol closed about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston because of the heavy, blowing snow. The highway was reopened around 1:45 p.m. but authorities warned travelers, high winds were still limiting visibility.
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the region and west central Minnesota.
Fergus Falls, Barnesville, Pelican Rapids and Perham are among the school districts canceling classes.
The deep freeze continues with high temperatures not moving above zero in some areas of the state. Overnight lows could drop to 30 below, without the wind chill.
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