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Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Out Of Denver

That is having a ripple–effect on airports across this country this Thanksgiving week.

FARGO, N.D.- Hector International Airport in Fargo reports some cancellations and delays throughout the day. If you are flying, make sure you’re communicating with either your travel agent or the airline to get notice of any flight delays or cancellations. During this time, airlines also work alongside customers to change flights and avoid the storm without any kind of change fees….

Gov. Walz declares emergency for conditions from snowstorm

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz issues an executive order declaring an emergency to ease the strain on farmers in western Minnesota after a snowstorm hampered the harvest. It also lifts regulations on drivers carrying propane and liquid fuels. Farmers have wet conditions and damaged crops. The winter weather also slowed the processing and transportation of grain and…

Fargo Fire Received 3x Volume of Calls, Metro Area Cleans Up After Storm

There were 95 calls Monday from 6 to 10 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Lots of streets throughout the metro are still scattered with debris and tree branches. Monday was a busy evening for the Fargo Fire Department. They say they had three times the volume of calls they normally have during the storm. That’s 95 calls from 6 to 10 p.m. “It compounds. They were coming in faster than we…

Xcel Energy Close to Restoring Power for All Customers

They've brought in additional crews from South Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Xcel Energy says they are working as quickly as they can to get power restored to everyone in the area. We have watched the numbers fall all evening. The company is now down to around a dozen outages impacting about as many customers. During last night’s storm, about 19,000 customers lost power in Fargo and West Fargo….

Brutal Weather and Coming Storm Leaves Farmers With Uncertainty

In a region with lots of high and low land, there are more wet areas that usual

LISBON, N.D. — Farmers are feeling the weight of Mother Nature. “We’re not doing too bad now, things are drying up nice, it’s looking a lot better, but when you’re talking another 12 inches of snow, and what that’s going to do, it’s already wet and late to start out with,” Matthew Lyons, a farmer in Lisbon, said. He says…

ND Gov. Burgum Winter Storm Emergency For Blizzard From March 13th-15th

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum declares a winter storm emergency for the blizzard that hit the state from March 13th through the 15th. The executive order is for Foster, Grant, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, McLean, Nelson, Steele, Towner and Wells counties and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Counties reported more than $1 million spent on snow removal…

Fargo Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Roads

The snow in this storm has more moisture to it

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Works says they have all their crews out working 24 hours throughout the storm. They say the difference is that this snow has more moisture to it, and the temperatures outside are more moderate. They also say they’ve been working on clearing snow from the sides of roads for weeks. “It’s a March storm, typically they’re…

No Travel Advisory in SE ND, Schools Cancelling Classes

FARGO, N.D. – Another winter storm system is bringing more snow and blowing snow across the region. A number of schools and churches in the area called off evening activities. Some are running 2 hours late. Find all closings by clicking here. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is granting an hours-of-service waiver for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane due to…

Some Businesses Stay Open Despite Closures Throughout F-M Area

Stores in the malls were given the option of whether they wanted to stay open or close early

Many businesses closed because of the storm, but some decided to stay open. The West Acres Mall closed early at 2 p.m., and the Moorhead Center Mall shut their doors at 5 p.m. Stores were given the option of whether or not they wanted to stay open earlier day. Some stayed open based on corporate decisions, but other local store…