Posted by on January 15, 2022 6:09 am
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Heavy Snow in Midwest Slows Travel, Closes Scores of Schools

MINNEAPOLIS—Heavy snow spread Friday across a large swath of the Midwest, where travel conditions deteriorated and scores of schools closed or moved to online instruction. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for parts of Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa and Illinois, where forecasters were expecting up to 10 inches of fresh snow. “This snow will combine with gusty winds to produce slippery, snow covered roads and significantly reduced visibility,” the Weather Service said on Twitter. “Travel will likely become hazardous to dangerous at times.” The fast-moving storm may make travel difficult across parts of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest into the Mid-Mississippi Valley through Saturday morning, forecasters said. Several southern states along with portions of the Northeast were bracing for the possibility of snow and ice over the weekend. In the Midwest, Southwest Airlines warned of possible flight cancellations, diversions and delays Friday and Saturday at airports …

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