DOT: travel alert for entire state of North Dakota till Monday morningUPDATED 7 p.m. At about 4:15 p.m. today, the North Dakota Department of Transportation expanded a travel alert to the whole state, which previously had been issued for north central and western North Dakota; it is in effect through Monday morning.
By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald
UPDATED 7 p.m.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation at about 4:15 p.m. today expanded a travel alert to the whole state, from ones issued this morning covering north central and western areas of the state; it lasts through Monday morning.
At about 8:30 a.m. Sunday the DOT lifted a no-travel advisory for the western part of the state.
The travel alert means motorists can travel, but should know that scattered snow drifts and areas of compacted snow and ice may make travel difficult and even dangerous, so they should drive at reduced speeds, according to the DOT.
Cities affected by the travel alert include: Grand Forks, Fargo, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Williston, Minot, Bismarck, Jamestown, Wahpeton and Valley City and all areas around.