MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Snow in southern Minnesota is creating hazardous conditions for drivers, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Shortly before 1 p.m. the State Patrol tweeted that Interstate 90 and all state highways south of Highway 14 will close at 2 p.m. I-90 will be closed west of Interstate 35 at Albert Lea.

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The closures are due to hazardous conditions caused by heavy snow and strong winds.

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Snow is expected to fall throughout the evening with totals reaching up to a foot in some parts of southern Minnesota.