Blizzard warning extended until 9 p.m.Blizzard Brett's howling winds will carry a little longer into the evening tonight, the National Weather Service said.
The National Weather Service has extended the blizzard warning until 9 tonight. It had been orginally forecast to expire at 6 p.m.
Amanda Homann at the National Weather Service said the storm's sustained winds were still being clocked at 38 miles per hour by mid-afternoon. Homann said through noon, 3.5 inches of snow had been measured at the weather service office in Grand Forks while 2.6 inches was recorded at Grand Forks Internaional Airport.
All late afternoon and early evening flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Roseau, eastern Marshall, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods and Beltrami counties in Minnesota.
Interstate 29 is closed from Grand Forks to the Canadian border and from the North Dakota border to Watertown, S.D.
U.S. Highway 2 is closed from East Grand Forks to Crookston.
U.S. Highway 200 is closed from Ada, Minn., to U.S. Highway 75.