Schools announce Monday closings
Several area school districts have cancelled classes for Monday.
The list so far includes the BOLD School District; Montevideo; Paynesville; Yellow Medicine East; and the Willmar Public Schools and Community Christian School in Willmar.
Strong winds are creating blizzard-like conditions across the region today. Authorities are advising no travel. Temperatures are expected to plummet into the minus-20 range overnight, with wind chills as low as 50 below.