Blizzard conditions make travel difficult in central, SW Minn.
WILLMAR -- Whiteout conditions are creating difficult travel conditions today in central and southwestern Minnesota.
Visibility is reduced in most areas due to blowing snow, and the winds are whipping up whiteout conditions frequently.
Numerous schools have cancelled classes or closed early, and many community events are being postponed.
The blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities is in effect until 6 p.m. A wind chill warning is then in effect until noon Thursday.