No travel advised tonight in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising no unnecessary travel this evening in the Willmar area and the rest of DOT's District 8.
Poor driving conditions caused by snowfall and reduced visibility are reported in the 12 counties of the district: Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville and Yellow Medicine.
Additionally, temperatures are dropping and wind chills will be dangerous.
MnDOT is not expecting any road closures, as of the 5 p.m. update posted on the department's traffic and road condition Web site 511mn.org.