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Road Crews Out Early in the Valley

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Road crews are out early Friday morning as winds begin to pick up in the Red River Valley ahead of a storm forecasted for today. A Minnesota DOT plow was clearing small drifts from the edge of Interstate 94 in Moorhead around 4 a.m. City of Fargo sanding trucks were also out.

Valley News Live meteorologist Mick Kjar says to expect intense ground drifting this morning, ahead of blizzard conditions Friday night into Saturday morning.

The North Dakota highway map shows a big section of the southeastern part of the state with scattered snow and drifts: http://www.valleynewslive.com/category/254878/north-dakota-road-conditions

Minnesota's map shows fair driving conditions in the northwestern part of the state, and good conditions in the Moorhead, Detroit Lakes and Fergus Falls area. There's a pocket of difficult driving conditions in southwest Minnesota: http://hb.511mn.org/main.jsf

The South Dakota map shows the northeast corner of the state with scattered icy and slippery conditions: http://www.safetravelusa.com/sd/?referrerDomain=www.valleynewslive.com

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