blizzard-like conditions

The Process Behind Closing The Interstate

SOUTH DAKOTA- Closing an interstate is a big decision. Some folks require the main highway to get to work or to run errands. The process behind closing one, takes a team effort. Interstate 29 closed north of Sioux Falls at 6pm on the evening of February 7th, and didn’t open again until 7am the morning of the 8th. Understandably, the…

The Latest: Snowstorm Closes Schools, Grounds Flights

MINNEAPOLIS – The Latest on a major snowstorm hitting the Upper Midwest (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Heavy snow and gusting winds have created blizzard-like conditions across the Upper Midwest, prompting officials to close hundreds of schools, courthouses and businesses, and ground air travel. Even snowplow drivers are having trouble keeping up with conditions Monday . And once the snowstorm…